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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 63273
Last updated: 29 March 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic NAVI model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
North American L-17A Navion
Owner/operator:United States Army Aviation
Registration: 47-1306
C/n / msn: NAV-4-931
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:7 mi E of Matfield Green, KS -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Wichita, KS
Destination airport:Marshall Army Air Field, Ft Riley, KS
Crashed on training flight. Found two days later. "The wreckage was strewn over an area of 150 yards and the bodies thrown clear".

Lewiston Morning Tribune 19 September 1949, p1

Revision history:

22-May-2009 12:58 XLerate Added
31-Jul-2014 20:28 TB Updated [Date, Aircraft type, Registration, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
23-Mar-2021 07:12 TB Updated [Aircraft type]
24-Mar-2021 15:57 TB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Damage, Narrative]
28-Mar-2021 18:52 TB Updated [Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source]
29-Mar-2021 07:42 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Source]

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