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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 98452
Last updated: 7 December 2021
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Date:05-OCT-1944
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic B29 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing B-29 Superfortress
Owner/operator:234th BU USAAF
Registration: 42-6216
MSN: 3349
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 10
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:1 mile off end of Runway 21, Clovis AAF, New Mexico -   United States of America
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Clovis AAF, NM
Destination airport:Clovis AAF, NM
Narrative:
B-29 42-6216: Delivered to the USAAF 16 November 1943. Assigned to 468th Bomb Group. Re-assigned to the Combat Crew Training Squadron, 234th Army Air Force Base Unit, Clovis AAF, New Mexico

Written off (damaged beyond repair) in an accident 5 October 1944 after taking off from Clovis AAF, New Mexico. The aircraft crashed 1 mile off the end of the runway.

Wreckage recovered to CL-26 at Clovis AAF, New Mexico 8 October, 1944: authorised for reclamation as scrap and components.

Sources:

1. http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/src/dbahb.asp?HB=aaf&offset=15975 .
2. http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/1942_1.html
3. http://usafunithistory.com/PDF/0200/234%20BASE%20UNIT.pdf


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
08-Jun-2017 21:19 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
08-Jun-2017 21:20 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source, Narrative]
13-Feb-2020 16:50 Iwosh Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Destination airport, Operator]

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