ASN logo
ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 98416
Last updated: 27 November 2021
This information is added by users of ASN. Neither ASN nor the Flight Safety Foundation are responsible for the completeness or correctness of this information. If you feel this information is incomplete or incorrect, you can submit corrected information.

Type:Silhouette image of generic B29 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing B-29 Superfortress
Owner/operator:444th BGp /679th BSqn USAAF
Registration: 42-6246
MSN: 3381
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 11
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:80 miles South-west of Hsi-Chang, Zhejiang -   China
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Kharagpur Airfield, West Bengal, India
Destination airport:Hsi-Chang, Zhejiang, China
Boeing B-29-1-BW Superfortress 42-6246 Delivered to the USAAF 15 November 1943. Assigned to the 679th BS, 444th BG.

Written off (destroyed) when crew bailed out 80 miles South West of Hsi-chang, Zhejiang, China (at approximate coordinates Latitude: 28.0344, Longitude: 120.845) during ferry flight from Kharagpur, India to Hsi-chang, China on 28 June, 1944 due to #1 and #3 engine failures. Of the eleven crew on board, three were killed (KIA) and eight were rescued. (MACR 11300)



Related books:

Revision history:

05-Jun-2017 20:48 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
23-Mar-2020 15:52 DG333 Updated [Operator, Operator]

Corrections or additions? ... Edit this accident description