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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 119353
Last updated: 16 October 2021
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Date:03-OCT-1944
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic VALI model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Vultee BT-13 Valiant
Owner/operator:3024th BU USAAF
Registration: 40-972
MSN: 54A-263
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:11 miles SSE of Marana AAF, Arizona -   United States of America
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Test
Departure airport:Marana AAF, AZ
Destination airport:Marana AAF
Narrative:
Crashed on an engine test flight.
Engine failed on climb. The pilot attempted to turn back to the airfield, but stalled and crashed. She was alive when removed from the wreckage of her plane, but was DOA at the Base Hospital. WASP Marion Hagen, flying as passenger, was seriously injured.

Peggy Wilson Martin, Women Airforce Service Pilots, killed in a flying accident.
R.I.P.

Sources:

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


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
25-Mar-2011 22:12 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]
25-Mar-2011 23:56 angels one five Updated [Narrative]
28-Apr-2011 23:47 angels one five Updated [Total occupants, Narrative]
04-Sep-2011 11:25 Uli Elch Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
08-Sep-2011 19:38 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]
16-Feb-2012 04:54 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Operator, Source, Narrative]
29-Oct-2013 07:41 angels one five Updated [Cn, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]
17-Mar-2014 01:22 angels one five Updated [Operator, Narrative]
07-Feb-2020 09:43 Iwosh Updated [Operator, Operator]
12-Mar-2020 17:58 DB Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Operator]

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