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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 98668
Last updated: 4 September 2019
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Date:15-NOV-1950
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic b50 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing B-50D-110-BO Superfortress
Owner/operator:United States Air Force (USAF)
Registration: 49-0277
C/n / msn: 16053
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 11
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:15 mi NNW of Montpellier -   France
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Sculthorpe, Norfolk
Destination airport:RAF Sculthorpe, Norfolk
Narrative:
The #4 engine of the B-50D (pilot William S. Chandler) failed and began windmilling, which led to a loss of all electrical power and forced the crew to bail out. *One missing.

Sources:

http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/src/db.asp
http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html
*The Straits Times 17 November 1950, p1


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
05-Mar-2013 02:15 Tetrapack Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
04-Apr-2019 19:32 TB Updated [Operator, Location, Source, Narrative]

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