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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 100525
Last updated: 7 May 2020
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Date:22-JAN-1944
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic B24 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Consolidated B-24E Liberator
Owner/operator:United States Army Air Force (USAAF)
Registration: 41-29075
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 7
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Langley Field, Hampton Roads, VA -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Mid-air collision. All seven occupants die. The B-24 collided with B-24E-25-FO (as built), 42-7420, c/n 444. It belly landed in a swamp and all occupants survive the crash.

Sources:

http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/src/db.asp
Associated Press, "Seven Airmen Killed", The Spokesman-Review, Spokane, Washington, Sunday 23 January 1944, Volume 61, Number 254, page 1.


Revision history:

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

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