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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 98674
Last updated: 15 August 2019
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Date:08-JAN-1953
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic b50 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing B-50D-90-BO Superfortress
Owner/operator:United States Air Force (USAF)
Registration: 48-089
C/n / msn: 15898
Fatalities:Fatalities: 9 / Occupants: 9
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:6mi E of Hunter AFB, GA -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Hunter AFB, GA
Destination airport:Hunter AFB, GA
Narrative:
The B-50D (pilot Chester J. Kinzie) collided with B-50D (48-073) and crashed into muddy marshland on the Isle of Hope. The other aircraft managed to land safely with a damaged tail assembly.

Sources:

http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/src/db.asp
http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html
https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/27143185


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
07-Mar-2013 06:38 Tetrapack Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
07-Mar-2013 07:39 Tetrapack Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Phase, Source, Narrative]
24-Dec-2013 12:47 TB Updated [Operator, Phase]

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