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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 104930
Last updated: 23 March 2020
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Date:20-FEB-1942
Time:11:30EWT
Type:Silhouette image of generic A20 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas A-20C Havoc
Owner/operator:United States Army Air Force (USAAF)
Registration: 41-19300
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Roxboro, NC -   United States of America
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Charlotte, NC
Destination airport:Newark, NJ
Narrative:
This is Douglas A-20C 41-19300, which made a forced landing because of engine failure at Roxboro, NC, on 20 Feb 1942. The pilot was 2Lt. Howard W. McClellan. The airplane made a forced landing on a road with the wheels down. The airplane clipped an obstacle with the wing tip and began veering to the left. The pilot tried to apply brakes but the airplane went into a ditch, collapsing the landing gear. 2Lt. McClellan, the only occupant on board, was uninjured. The A-20C had taken off from Charlotte, NC, on a routine ferry flight to Newark, NJ.

Sources:

Primary Source: USAAF Aircraft Accident Reports Form No. 14 Microfilm Call Number 46077; 20 Feb 1942; Accident # 28.


http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/src/db.asp
http://www.davidaherron.com/SpencerFamilyAlbum/s_spencer_family_0022_b.html
http://www.davidaherron.com/SpencerFamilyAlbum/s_spencer_family_0018_b.html
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http://www.davidaherron.com/SpencerFamilyAlbum/s_spencer_family_0033_b.html


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
28-Feb-2020 05:03 davidaherron Updated [Source, Narrative, Photo]
23-Mar-2020 07:12 Anthony J. Mireles Updated [Time, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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