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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 98426
Last updated: 27 November 2021
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Date:26-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:870th BSqn /497th BGp USAAF
Registration: 42-6384
MSN: 3518
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 11
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:20 miles North of Pratt AAF, Pratt, Kansas -   United States of America
Phase: Take off
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Pratt AAF, Kansas
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Boeing B-29-15-BW 42-6384: Delivered to the USAAF 6 March 1944. Assigned to the 870th Bomb Squadron, 497th Bomb Group, USAAF at Pratt AAF, Pratt, Kansas.

Written off 26 July 1944 after take-off accident 20 miles north of Pratt AAF, Kansas. No fatalities or injuries reported. Wreckage recovered to - and inspected by - CL-26 at Pratt AAF, Kansas 27 August, 1944: authorised for reclamation as scrap and components

Sources:

1. http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/src/dbaloc.asp?Loc=ks&offset=1500
2. http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/1942_1.html
3. http://ww35.usafunithistory.com/PDF/0800/870%20BOMB%20SQ.pdf


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
06-Jun-2017 22:36 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
23-Mar-2020 11:11 DG333 Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Operator]

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