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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 98399
Last updated: 22 November 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic B29 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing B-29 Superfortress
Owner/operator:234th BU USAAF
Registration: 42-6375
MSN: 3509
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 10
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:18 miles South East of Clovis, New Mexico -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Clovis AAF, New Mexico
Destination airport:Clovis AAF, NM
Boeing B-29-15-BW 42-6375 Delivered to USAAF 23 Febuary 1944. Assigned to 234th Army Air Force Base Unit, Clovis AAF, New Mexico

Crashed 2 June 1944, when the aircraft was abandoned due to a fire, 18 miles South East of Clovis AAF, New Mexico. At least two crew members were killed:

First Lieutenant Leroy C. Sugg (pilot)
Corporal Gilbert F. Davidson

42-6375 was recovered to - and then surveyed at - Clovis AAF New Mexico on June 4, 1944 and struck off charge (authorised to be broken up for scrap)



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Revision history:

04-Jun-2017 20:30 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
16-Feb-2019 08:28 stehlik49 Updated [Operator]
12-Mar-2020 17:37 DB Updated [Operator, Destination airport, Operator]

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