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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 98458
Last updated: 7 December 2021
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Date:24-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:482nd BSqn /505th BGp USAAF
Registration: 42-63373
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 11
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:3/4 mile South of Harvard AAF, Harvard, Nebraska -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Harvard AAF, Harvard, Nebraska
Destination airport:Harvard AAF, Nebraska
Narrative:
Bell-Atlanta B-29-5-BA Superfortress 42-63373: Built under licence by Bell Aircraft Company, Marietta, Atlanta, Georgia. Delivered to USAAF 24 April 1944. Issued to the 482nd BS, 505th BG.

Written off (destroyed) October 24, 1944 when crashed after belly landing due to engine failure, and was consumed by fire 3/4 miles South of Harvard AAF, Harvard, Nebraska. Fatalities or injuries (if any) were not reported.

Sources:

1. http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/1942_3a.html
2. http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/src/dbahb.asp?HB=aaf&offset=16325
3. http://usafunithistory.com/PDF/0400/482%20BOMB%20SQ.pdf
4. Photo of accident: https://www.worthpoint.com/worthopedia/vintage-wwii-official-29-plane-crash-1792273135


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
30-Jun-2017 01:37 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
23-Mar-2020 16:03 DG333 Updated [Operator, Destination airport, Operator]

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