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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 98672
Last updated: 27 April 2019
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Date:18-APR-1951
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:340th BS, 97th BG, 97th BW USAF (340th BS, 97th BG, 97th Bomb Wing United States Air Force)
Registration: 49-0279
C/n / msn: 16055
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:2mi SSW of Biggs AFB, TX -   United States of America
Phase: Take off
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Biggs AFB, TX
Destination airport:Biggs AFB, TX
Narrative:
The B-50D (pilot Ernest J. Wells) crashed shortly after take-off due to mechanical failure. The navigator was killed.

Sources:

http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/src/db.asp
http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
06-Mar-2013 08:43 Tetrapack Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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