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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 98672
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:340th BSqn /97th BGp USAF (340th BSqn /97th BGp United States Air Force)
Registration: 49-0279
MSN: 16055
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:2miles SSW of Biggs AFB, Texas -   United States of America
Phase: Take off
Departure airport:Biggs AFB, TX
Destination airport:Biggs AFB, TX
The B-50D (pilot Ernest J. Wells) crashed shortly after take-off due to mechanical failure. The navigator was killed.


Revision history:

06-Mar-2013 08:43 Tetrapack Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
25-Mar-2020 13:23 DG333 Updated [Operator, Location, Operator]

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