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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 98422
Last updated: 27 November 2021
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Date:11-JUL-1944
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic B29 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing B-29 Superfortress
Owner/operator:247th BU USAAF
Registration: 42-24520
MSN: 4181
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 10
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Atlanta AAF, Atlanta, Georgia -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Herington AAF, Kansas
Destination airport:Atlanta AAF, Georgia
Narrative:
Boeing B-29-35-BW 42-24520: Delivered to USAAF 10 June 1944. Assigned to 247th Army Air Force Base Unit, Smoky Hill AAF, Kansas. Written off (damaged beyond repair) in a forced landing on 11 July 1944, due to mechanical failure, at Atlanta AAF, Atlanta, Georgia. No fatalities or casualties reported.

Sources:

1. http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/src/dbaloc.asp?Loc=g&offset=15450
2. http://ww45.usafunithistory.com/PDF//0200/274%20BASE%20UNIT.pdf
3. http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/1942_1.html


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
06-Jun-2017 20:39 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
16-Feb-2019 08:31 stehlik49 Updated [Operator]
12-Mar-2020 17:44 DB Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Destination airport, Operator]

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