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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 193777
Last updated: 12 February 2020
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Date:13-DEC-1944
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic B26 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas A-26B-5-DL Invader
Owner/operator:206th BU USAAF
Registration: 41-39107
C/n / msn: 6820
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Davis-Monthan AAF Base, Arizona -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Almagorda AAF Base, New Mexico
Destination airport:Davis-Monthan AAF Base, Arizona
Narrative:
41-39107 (MSN 6820) substantially damaged in an accident on March 21, 1944 at Richmond AAF, Virginia. Written off (damaged beyond repair) in an accident at Davis-Monthan AAF Base, Arizona Dec 13, 1944. Accident described as "landing accident due to mechanical failure". Pilot named at Lt Col George C. Dease, who apparently survived this incident (died July 10 1953 - almost nine years later)

Sources:

1. http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/1941_5.html
2. http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/src/AARmonthly/Dec1944S.htm
3. https://billiongraves.com/burial-record/GEORGE-C-DEASE/60541#/
4. http://www.accident-report.com/crews/1944/NAME44D.html
- JF Baugher


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-Feb-2017 00:05 Dr.John Smith Added
28-Jan-2020 17:59 Uli Elch Updated [Operator, Location, Destination airport, Source]
12-Feb-2020 12:27 Iwosh Updated [Operator, Operator]

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