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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 98423
Last updated: 27 November 2021
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Date:15-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:444th BGp /678th BSqn USAAF
Registration: 42-6302
MSN: 3436
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 10
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:USAAF Base B-3, Bera, near Jawai Bandh, now in Rajasthan state -   India
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:USAAF Base B-3, Rajasthan state
Narrative:
B-29-5-BW 42-6302: Delivered to the USAAF 18 January 1944. Assigned to the 444th BG, 678th BS. Written off (damaged beyond repair) when force landed due to fuel starvation at USAAF Base B-3 Bera, Rajasthan, India 15 July, 1944. Of the eleven crew, one was killed in action, the other ten survived.

Sources:

1. http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/src/AARmonthly/Jul1944O.htm
2. http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/1942_1.html
3. https://user.xmission.com/~tmathews/b29/56years/56years-4407.html
4. http://ww35.usafunithistory.com/PDF/10-19/10%20INTELLIGENCE%20SQ.pdf
5. http://www.444thbg.org/678thsquadron.htm


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
21-Jun-2014 13:47 Uli Elch Updated [Cn, Operator, Location, Source, Narrative]
06-Jun-2017 22:04 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
17-Jun-2019 05:51 Ajai Updated [Location]
23-Mar-2020 11:11 DG333 Updated [Operator, Destination airport, Operator]

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