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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 81851
Last updated: 22 October 2017
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Date:05-APR-1945
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic P4Y model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Consolidated PB4Y-2 Privateer
Owner/operator:US Navy
Registration: 59836
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Lindbergh Field, San Diego -   United States of America
Phase: Standing
Nature:Ferry/positioning
Departure airport:Lindbergh Field, CA
Destination airport:Litchfield Park, AZ
Narrative:
The PB4Y-2 was a brand new aircraft that had just been accepted by the USN and was about to depart for the modification centre at Litchfield Park AZ, when it was destroyed on the ground at Lindbergh Field by the crashing XFR-1 48234 . The pilot of the XFR-1 parachuted safely and the 4 crewmen on the PB4Y escaped with one of them, Aviation Machinists Mate J.H. Randall, suffering serious burns.

Sources:

http://www.joebaugher.com/navy_serials/navyserials.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_accidents_and_incidents_involving_military_aircraft_%281945%E2%80%931949%29


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
14-Nov-2010 11:55 ASN archive Added
03-Dec-2011 16:48 angels one five Updated [Total occupants, Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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