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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 235649
Last updated: 14 October 2020
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Date:99-NOV-1975
Time:c.
Type:Silhouette image of generic B26 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas A-26A (B-26K) Invader
Owner/operator:Private
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
Nature:Private
Departure airport:-
Destination airport:Edwards Air Force Base (KEDW), Lancaster, California, USA
Narrative:
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:

http://www.aerialvisuals.ca/AirframeDossier.php?Serial=46821
https://www.goodall.com.au/warbirds-directory-v6/douglas.pdf
https://www.baaa-acro.com/crash/crash-douglas-26a-invader-chino
https://www.baaa-acro.com/crash/crash-douglas-26a-invader-chino - Report AX78FUG16
https://1000aircraftphotos.com/Contributions/RobinsonMark/5495.htm
http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/1964.html

Other occurrences involving this aircraft

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


Images:

Photo of N99218 courtesy AirHistory.net


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:

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

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