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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 100288
Last updated: 9 May 2020
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Date:12-JAN-1944
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic B24 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Consolidated B-24D Liberator
Owner/operator:United States Army Air Force (USAAF)
Registration: 42-72887
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 8
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:30 Mi N Biggs Field, TX -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The plane crashed after a mechanical failure. Seven occupants died in the crash. One survived.

Sources:

http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/src/db.asp
Associated Press, "Idaho Airmen Killed In Bomber Smashups", The Spokesman-Review, Spokane, Washington, Friday 14 January 1944, Volume 61, Number 245, page 7.


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
07-Apr-2017 19:15 gerard57 Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Phase, Source, Narrative]

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