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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 98711
Last updated: 4 October 2019
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Date:25-JAN-1950
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic B29 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing KB-29M Superfortress
Owner/operator:43rd ARS, 43rd BG, USAF (43rd ARS, 43rd BG, United States Air Force)
Registration: 45-21706
C/n / msn: 13600
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 12
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:13 Miles North-North-West of Fort Stockton, Pecos County, Texas -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Pyote AFB, Pyote, Texas
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Boeing B-29-90-BW Superfortress 45-21706: Assigned to 3510th Combat Crew Training Wing, Randolph AAF, Texas. Modified to KB-29M at Boeing, Wichita, Kansas. Assigned to 43rd Air Refueling Squadron, 43rd Bomb Group, Davis-Monthan AFB, Arizona. Accident 22 April 1949 due to mechanical failure landing at Davis-Monthan AFB, Arizona. Repaired and returned to service.

Written off (damaged beyond repair) when crashed 25 January 1950, thirteen miles North-North-West of Fort Stockton, Pecos County, Texas (at approximate co ordinates 3053′29″N 10253′6″W). No fatalities or casualties reported.

Sources:

1. http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/1945.html
2. 1949 accident: http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/src/dbaloc.asp?Loc=afb&offset=2825
3. 1950 crash: http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/src/1950s/1950jan.htm
4. http://members.tripod.com/airfields_Freeman/TX/Airfields_TX_W.htm


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
26-Aug-2011 11:24 Uli Elch Updated [Aircraft type]
25-Jun-2017 23:40 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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