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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 98665
Last updated: 12 December 2019
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Date:13-AUG-1950
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic b50 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing B-50A-5-BO Superfortress
Owner/operator:63th BS, 43d BG, 43d BW USAF (63th BS, 43d BG, 43d Bomb Wing United States Air Force)
Registration: 46-010
C/n / msn: 15730
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:2mi SE of Davis-Monthan AFB, AZ -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Davis-Monthan AFB, AZ
Destination airport:Davis-Monthan AFB, AZ
Narrative:
This B-50A "Lucky Lady II" made the first nonstop flight around the world from 26 February to 6 March 1949.

The aircraft (pilot Warren E. Griffen) was written off after carrying out a belly landing due to engine failure. Its fuselage is preserved in outside storage at Planes of Fame Museum, Chino, CA.

Sources:

http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/src/db.asp
http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html
http://www.wingnet.org/rtw/RTW003M.HTM


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
04-Mar-2013 07:57 Tetrapack Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]

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