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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 98647
Last updated: 23 September 2017
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Date:27-NOV-1951
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic B29 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing B-29A Superfortress
Owner/operator:103rd SRS. 111th SRG, USAF
Registration: 44-61933
C/n / msn: 11410
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 13
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:3 miles West-North-West of Winchester, Riverside County, California -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Fairchild AFB, Spokane, Washington (KSKA)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Boeing B-29A-55-BN Superfortress 44-61933: Modified to F-13A; redesignated in 1948 as RB-29A. Assigned to 103rd Strategic Reconnaissance Squadron, 111th Strategic Reconnaissance Group, Pennsylvania Air National Guard, Fairchild AFB, Spokane, Washington.

Written off (destroyed) 27 November 1951: Crashed in unknown circumstances in a hilly terrain located about three miles northwest of Winchester, Riverside County, California. The aircraft was damaged beyond repair and all 13 crew members were rescued.

Sources:

1. Pasauer Neue Presse 29 November 1951, p 1
2. http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/1944_4.html
3. http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/src/dbasqdn.asp?offset=12950
4. http://www.baaa-acro.com/1951/archives/crash-of-a-boeing-b-29a-55-bn-superfortress-near-winchester/


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
10-Oct-2014 15:01 TB Updated [Total occupants, Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Location, Source, Narrative]
15-Jun-2017 15:06 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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