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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 153872
Last updated: 12 January 2022
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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 BSqn /509th BWg USAF (830th BSqn /509th Bomb Wingg United States Air Force)
Registration: 49-0283
MSN: 16059
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 7
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:1.25mile WSW of Andersen AFB, Guam -   Guam
Phase: Initial climb
Departure airport:Andersen AFB, Guam
Destination airport:Andersen AFB, Guam
The B-50D (pilot William S. Van Cleve) crash landed into thick jungle about four minutes after take-off due to engine failure. One crew member was killed and two of the six survivors were critically injured in the crash.


Revision history:

08-Mar-2013 02:37 Tetrapack Added
07-Apr-2020 09:58 Reno Raines Updated [Operator, Location, Operator]

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