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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 226588
Last updated: 26 June 2019
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Date:25-AUG-1947
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic B26 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas A-26
Owner/operator:Fairchild Aerial Survey
Registration: NC....
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Burbank, CA -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Ferry/positioning
Departure airport:Burbank, CA
Destination airport:Pittsburgh, OH
Narrative:
Crashed and burnt in fog-shrouded Deer Canyon a few minutes after take-off. Pilot (36) and mechanic (28). The converted A-26 attack bomber was en route to a mapping expedition in South America.

Sources:

Santa Cruz Sentinel 26 August 1947, p1


Revision history:

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