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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 105513
Last updated: 11 January 2020
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Date:28-JUL-1950
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic B26 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas A-26C Invader
Owner/operator:United States Air Force (USAF)
Registration: 44-35806
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:6
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:10 Mi E Langley AFB -   United States of America
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
44-35806 involved in probable mid-air with 44-34111 while on navigational training flight. 3 crew in each B26B killed. Names: Capt Robert MacCoombs; 1LT Otis Jones; MSgt Harley Brunner; TSgt Samuel Sartain; Air Cadet Thomas Miller; Air Cadet John Harker. Other than the two air cadets, all crew members were from Georgia and may have been members of the Georgia Air National Guard federalized for service in Korea.
Believed to be members of the Combat Crew Training squadron at Langley, VA prepping B26 crews for service in Korea.

Sources:

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


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
03-Jan-2015 09:21 samuel_sartain Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Phase, Narrative]

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