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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 183730
Last updated: 12 February 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic b50 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing WB-50D-115-BO
Owner/operator:United States Air Force (USAF)
Registration: 49-295
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 10 / Occupants: 10
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:800 mi N of Guam -   Guam
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Honolulu
Destination airport:Kwajalein
Missing while on typhoon (Typhoon Ophelia) tracking mission. Distress call received.


San Bernardino Sun 18 January 1958, p1/21 January 1958, p3A

Revision history:

19-Jan-2016 12:03 JINX Added
23-Jul-2017 12:45 TB Updated [Date, Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Phase, Nature, Source, Damage, Narrative]
19-Nov-2017 18:13 TB Updated [Date, Aircraft type, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Country, Source, Narrative]
22-Nov-2017 16:27 TB Updated [Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport]
12-Feb-2020 10:05 Cobar Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Source, Narrative]

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