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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 98406
Last updated: 27 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:498th BGp USAAF
Registration: 42-6245
MSN: 3379
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 10
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Wichita Municipal airport, Wichita, Kansas -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:Great Bend AAF, Kansas
Destination airport:Wichita Municipal airport, Wichita, Kansas
Boeing B-29-1-BW Superfortress 42-6245: Delivered to USAAF 1 March 1944. Assigned to 498th Bomb Group, Great Bend AAF, Kansas

Crash landed 7 June 1944 due to engine failure and fire at Wichita Municipal Airport, Wichita, Kansas.No crew fatalities or injuries reported. Condemned after survey at Wichita Municipal Air Port by a Boeing survey team, June 8, 1944, and authorised to be reduced to scrap and components



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Revision history:

05-Jun-2017 16:26 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
15-Dec-2018 17:10 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]

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