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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 98668
Last updated: 27 November 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic b50 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing B-50D-110-BO Superfortress
Owner/operator:342nd BSqn /97th BGp USAF (342nd BSqn /97th BGp United States Air Force)
Registration: 49-0277
MSN: 16053
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 11
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:15 mi NNW of Montpellier -   France
Phase: En route
Departure airport:RAF Sculthorpe, Norfolk
Destination airport:RAF Sculthorpe, Norfolk
The #4 engine of the B-50D (pilot William S. Chandler) failed and began windmilling, which led to a loss of all electrical power and forced the crew to bail out. *One missing.

*The Straits Times 17 November 1950, p1

Revision history:

05-Mar-2013 02:15 Tetrapack Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
04-Apr-2019 19:32 TB Updated [Operator, Location, Source, Narrative]
01-Apr-2020 13:34 Tetrapack Updated [Operator]
05-Apr-2020 19:37 Reno Raines Updated [Operator, Operator]

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