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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 111595
Last updated: 17 November 2019
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Date:01-JAN-1942
Time:7AM?
Type:North American B-25A Mitchell
Owner/operator:20th BS/2nd BG USAAF
Registration: 40-2199
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:New Hyde Park, LI, NY -   United States of America
Phase: Take off
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Mitchel Field NY
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Stalled and spun in just after take off, crashing into sand pit surrounded by housing. Pilot awarded posthumous Distinguished Service Medal for avoiding hitting houses during crash.
2/LT Charles W. Van Eeuwen (Pilot)
2/LT James J. Orr (Co-Pilot)
AVCDT Earl W. Ray (Navigator)
PFC Edwin A, Onufrowicz (Flight Engineer)
PFC Joseph W. Gallic (Radio Operator)

Sources:

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


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
23-Aug-2011 02:58 Anon. Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Departure airport, Narrative]
13-Jan-2012 14:22 wkruysman Updated [Time, Narrative]
21-Jan-2012 14:05 Nepa Updated [Operator, Phase]

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