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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 235649
Last updated: 14 October 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic B26 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas A-26A (B-26K) Invader
Registration: N99218
C/n / msn: 18796
Fatalities:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Edwards Air Force Base (KEDW), Lancaster, California -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:-
Destination airport:Edwards Air Force Base (KEDW), Lancaster, California, USA
The aircraft was damaged when landing at Edwards AFB, California in November 1975, when the nose gear collapsed.
The aircraft was built for the USAF as A-26C Invader 43-22649, serving with the Ninth AF in England during WWII. It returned to the USA in 1945, serving as TA-26C/TB-26C with the ANG until it was remanufactured as B-26K and re-serialed 64-17657 in 1964, serving with the SOS out of Thailand during the Vietnam War where it was re-designated as A-26A. It was demobbed in 1972, joining the civil register as N62104 in July 1974 but was re-registered N99218 in December 1974.

Sources: - Report AX78FUG16

Other occurrences involving this aircraft

9 Feb 1978 N99218 Private 0 Chino Airport (KCNO), San Bernardino County,California, w/o


Photo of N99218 courtesy

Mojave - Air and Space Port (KMHV / MHV)
21 September 1977; (c) Geoff Goodall (via David Carter)

'Wings WWII Remembrance Museum, Balcombe Village, West Sussex, England. - 8th June 2013

'Wings WWII Remembrance Museum, Balcombe Village, West Sussex, England. - 8th June 2013

Revision history:

01-May-2020 17:57 Peter Clarke Added
01-May-2020 17:59 Peter Clarke Updated [Photo]

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