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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 98592
Last updated: 23 October 2017
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Date:21-NOV-1951
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic B29 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing B-29 Superfortress
Owner/operator:32nd BS, 301st BW, USAF
Registration: 44-27264
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 12
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Barksdale AFB, Bossier City, Louisiana -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Barksdale AFB, Bossier City, Lousiana (KBAD)
Destination airport:Barksdale AFB, Bossier City, Louisiana (KBAD)
Narrative:
Boeing B-29-35-MO Superfortress 44-27264: Built under licence by Glenn L. Martin Company, Omaha, Nebraska. Assigned to 32nd Bomb Squadron, 301st Bomb Wing, Barksdale AFB, Louisiana. Named ‘Wild Goose’

Written off (destroyed) 21 November 1951: The crew was completing a local training sortie at Barksdale AFB when on final approach, an engine failed. The heavy bomber christened 'Wild Goose' stalled and crashed short of runway threshold, due to mechanical failure while landing. There were no casualties but the aircraft was destroyed.

Cause: Engine failure on final approach.

Sources:

1. http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/1944_1.html
2. http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/src/dbahb.asp?HB=af&offset=20175
3. http://www.baaa-acro.com/1951/archives/crash-of-a-boeing-b-29-35-mo-superfortress-in-barksdale-afb/


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
15-Jun-2017 15:15 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Total occupants, Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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