ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 99388
Last updated: 27 November 2014
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Date:07-NOV-1943
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic ST75 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing-Stearman PT-17 Kaydet
Owner/operator:10th USAAF
Registration: 42-16484
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Chabua, about 3km north-northeast of Nagaghuli AB -   India
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:Nagaghuli Air Base ?
Destination airport:Nagaghuli Air Base ?
Narrative:
Forced landing due to fuel exhaustion.
Pilot John L. Wilkes survived.

aviation archeology.com gives the 1st Fighter Group as the operator, but this cannot be correct as the 1st FG served in the ETO and was never in India.

Sources:
http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/src/db.asp


Revision history:

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18-Mar-2014 01:41 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]
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