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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 100130
Last updated: 1 October 2019
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Date:12-JAN-1943
Time:01:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic B24 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Consolidated B-24D Liberator
Owner/operator:330 (B) Gp 458 Sqn USAAF
Registration: 41-24036
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 10 / Occupants: 10
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:3 Mi W Alamogordo AAB, NM -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Alamogordo Army Air Base
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Pilot switched on the automatic flight control at a low altitude, the automatic flight control threw the plane into a dive, and before he could recover he struck the ground, crashed and burned.

Sources:

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


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Mar-2015 19:09 ScottE609 Updated [Time, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Phase, Departure airport, Narrative]
20-Mar-2015 21:53 Jixon Updated [Time, Operator]

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