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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 63273
Last updated: 29 March 2021
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Date:16-SEP-1949
Time:night
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
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Wichita, KS
Destination airport:Marshall Army Air Field, Ft Riley, KS
Narrative:
Crashed on training flight. Found two days later. "The wreckage was strewn over an area of 150 yards and the bodies thrown clear".

Sources:

http://www.armyaircrews.com/fixed.html
Lewiston Morning Tribune 19 September 1949, p1
http://accident-report.com/Yearly/1949/4909.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
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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