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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 99094
Last updated: 17 September 2021
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Date:03-MAR-1941
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic VALI model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Vultee BT-13 Valiant
Owner/operator:78th SS USAAC
Registration: 40-1084
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Bakersfield, California -   United States of America
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Training
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Crashed after loss of control.
Fatal stall-spin accident.
Pilot Walter J. Alsop.

USAAC accidents for 3/3/1941 lists this aircraft as a Boeing PT-13 biplane. However, the serial no. shown, 40-1084, is that of a Vultee BT-13. I believe BT-13 is correct. (angels15)

Sources:

http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/src/db.asp
Joe Baugher USAAC/USAAF serials.


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
20-Nov-2012 09:28 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Phase, Nature, Source, Narrative]
13-Mar-2020 18:48 DB Updated [Operator, Location, Operator]

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