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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 98667
Last updated: 27 November 2021
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Date:10-OCT-1950
Time:day
Type:Silhouette image of generic b50 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing B-50D-115-BO Superfortress
Owner/operator:329th BSqn /93rd BGp USAF (329th BSqn /93rd BGp United States Air Force)
Registration: 49-0318
MSN: 16094
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Mildenhall, Suffolk, England -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Mildenhall, Suffolk
Destination airport:RAF Mildenhall
Narrative:
After an engine failure, the B-50D (pilot Robert C. Reagle) returned to RAF Mildenhall but the left wing dropped while landing and the underwing tank burst into flames when striking the ground. The aircraft slewed off the main runway and was written off because its left wing and fuselage were badly damaged by fire. All crew members were uninjured

Sources:

1. https://www.aviationarchaeology.com/src/1950s/1950Oct.htm
2. http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/1949.html
3. https://www.baaa-acro.com/crash/crash-boeing-b-50d-115-bo-superfortress-raf-mildenhall


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
05-Mar-2013 01:37 Tetrapack Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
20-Oct-2019 19:41 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Operator, Source, Narrative]
31-Jan-2021 15:38 Anon. Updated [Operator, Location, Destination airport, Operator]

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