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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 153964
Last updated: 27 April 2019
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Date:20-AUG-1953
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic b50 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing B-50A-35-BO Superfortress
Owner/operator:United States Air Force (USAF)
Registration: 47-116
C/n / msn: 15800
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 12
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:49 mi NW of Tucson, AZ -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Davis-Monthan AFB, AZ
Destination airport:Davis-Monthan AFB, AZ
Narrative:
The crew of the B-50A (pilot John D. Winter) had to bail out due to an engine fire and the aircraft crashed near Picacho Peak, scattering wreckage over a wide area. One crew member died at the scene, while several others were injured.

Sources:

http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html
http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/src/db.asp
https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/49275089


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
11-Mar-2013 04:52 Tetrapack Added
06-Dec-2013 20:07 TB Updated [Operator, Location]

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