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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 194610
Last updated: 23 June 2020
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Date:22-JAN-1944
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic B24 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Consolidated B-24E Liberator
Owner/operator:United States Army Air Force (USAAF)
Registration: 42-7420
C/n / msn: 444
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 8
Other fatalities:7
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Langley Field, Hampton Roads, VA -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Collided with B-24, 41-29075 and crash landed into a swamp. All eight crew members survived the crash. Seven occupants of the other B-24 died in the crash.

Sources:

Associated Press, "Seven Airmen Killed", The Spokesman-Review, Spokane, Washington, Sunday 23 January 1944, Volume 61, Number 254, page 1.


Revision history:

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07-Apr-2017 19:15 gerard57 Added

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