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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 98470
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Date:07-FEB-1945
Time:c. 19:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic B29 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing B-29 Superfortress
Owner/operator:United States Army Air Force (USAAF)
Registration: 42-24450
MSN: 4111
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 6
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:3 mi WSW of Havana -   Cuba
Phase: Take off
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Batista AAF
Destination airport:Guam
Narrative:
Crashed on a finca on take-off while on ferry flight to Guam. One escaped the post crash fire. Three bailed out. One on ground critical injured.

Sources:

1. http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/1942_1.html
2. http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/src/AARmonthly/Feb1945O.htm
3. http://usafunithistory.com/PDF/0400/457%20AIRLIFT%20SQ.pdf
Noticias de hoy 8 February 1945, p1


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
01-Jul-2017 18:06 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
07-Feb-2018 15:24 Anon. Updated [Narrative]
07-Feb-2018 15:34 Anon. Updated [Operator, Destination airport]
02-Aug-2018 20:00 TB Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]
02-Aug-2018 20:08 TB Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Source]
02-Aug-2018 20:09 TB Updated [Source]
02-Aug-2018 20:34 TB Updated [Time, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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