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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 98455
Last updated: 7 December 2021
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Date:19-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: 42-24435
MSN: 4096
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 11
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:1/2 mile north of Clovis AAF, New Mexico -   United States of America
Phase: Take off
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Clovis AAF, NM
Destination airport:Clovis AAF
Narrative:
Boeing B-29-25-BW Superfortress 42-24435: Delivered to the USAAF 3 May 1944. Assigned to Combat Crew Training Squadron, 234th Army Air Force Base Unit, Clovis AAF, New Mexico

Written off (damaged beyond repair) when crashed 19 October 1944, due to engine failure on take-off at Clovis AAF, New Mexico. No reported fatalities or injuries. Wreckage surveyed at Pyote AAF, Texas 19 October 1944' authorised for reclamation as scrap and components.

Sources:

1. http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/src/AARmonthly/Oct1944S.htm
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
10-Jun-2017 23:31 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
13-Feb-2020 16:51 Iwosh Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Operator]

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