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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 153803
Last updated: 27 April 2019
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Date:24-JUN-1952
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic b50 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing B-50D-110-BO Superfortress
Owner/operator:830th BS, 509th BW USAF (830th BS, 509th Bomb Wing United States Air Force)
Registration: 49-0271
C/n / msn: 16047
Fatalities:Fatalities: 11 / Occupants: 11
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:2.5mi from RAF Lakenheath, Suffolk -   United Kingdom
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Lakenheath, Suffolk
Destination airport:RAF Lakenheath, Suffolk
Narrative:
The B-50D (pilot Albin F. Venskus) stalled and crashed near RAF Lakenheath, killing all eleven crew members. The aircraft was one of 11 formating in a turn and may have stalled while avoiding a mid-air collision.

Sources:

http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html
http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/src/db.asp


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
06-Mar-2013 08:42 Tetrapack Added

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