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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 105461
Last updated: 19 November 2018
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Date:28-APR-1945
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic B26 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas A-26C Invader
Owner/operator:611 BU USAAF
Registration: 43-22644
C/n / msn: 18791
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Water Range No.60, 3 miles NE of Fort Walton FL -   United States of America
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Training
Departure airport:Eglin AFB
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Crashed in Choctawatchee Bay after a Speedee (Highball) bouncing bomb being dropped hit the aircraft and removed the tail.

Pilot Bryce L. Anderson and crew R.I.P.

Sources:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_accidents_and_incidents_involving_military_aircraft_%281945%E2%80%931949%29http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/src/db.asp
- JF Baugher


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
03-Jan-2012 16:37 angels one five Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
07-Jan-2012 08:00 Uli Elch Updated [Cn, Operator, Source]
10-Jan-2012 15:43 Nepa Updated [Operator]

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