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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 153874
Last updated: 27 April 2019
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Date:17-JUL-1953
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic b50 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing B-50A-25-BO Superfortress
Owner/operator:63th BS, 43d BW USAF (63th BS, 43d Bomb Wing United States Air Force)
Registration: 46-049
C/n / msn: 15769
Fatalities:Fatalities: 8 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:20mi SE of Chandler, AZ -   United States of America
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Davis-Monthan AFB, AZ
Destination airport:Davis-Monthan AFB, AZ
Narrative:
The B-50A (pilot Roy B. Martin) crashed after a mid-air collision with B-50A (47-101). Four crewmen bailed out successfully, one was killed in parachute attempt and seven were unable to bail out and were killed in the crash. The other B-50 managed to land safely.

Sources:

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


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
08-Mar-2013 02:43 Tetrapack Added

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