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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 46116
Last updated: 16 September 2019
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Date:11-JUL-1944
Time:16:40 approx
Type:Silhouette image of generic B26 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas A-26B Invader
Owner/operator:United States Army Air Force (USAAF)
Registration: 43-22253
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:19
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Long Creek, South Portland, MA -   United States of America
Phase: Approach
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Barksdale Field, LA
Destination airport:Portland, Maine
Narrative:
The light attack bomber crashed on the Redbank Trailer Park while trying to locate the local airport in fog. Pilot Lt Philip Russell, Flight Engineer S/Sgt Wallace Mifflin, and nineteen persons on the ground were killed.
R.I.P.

Sources:

Aero News Network
http://www.theforecaster.net/content/s-splongcreekmemorial-3
http://www.pressherald.com/archive/Tragic-memories-of-deadly-crash-at-Redbank-in-South-Portland-Maine.html?pagenum=full


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
29-Oct-2008 10:54 angels one five Added
29-Oct-2008 12:29 angels one five Updated
17-Nov-2010 13:18 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Source]
07-Jan-2012 07:04 Uli Elch Updated [Time, Operator, Location, Source, Narrative]
02-Jun-2014 08:45 angels one five Updated [Time, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
02-Jun-2014 08:53 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Operator, Destination airport, Narrative]
02-Jun-2014 09:12 angels one five Updated [Other fatalities, Narrative]
21-Apr-2015 09:15 angels one five Updated [Time, Nature]
20-Feb-2018 19:44 TB Updated [Time, Operator, Location, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
15-Oct-2018 05:23 angels one five Updated [Narrative]
09-Jul-2019 07:32 TigerTimon Updated [Time]
06-Sep-2019 07:45 angels one five Updated [Narrative]

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