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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 26264
Last updated: 30 November 2019
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Date:09-JUL-1946
Time:night
Type:Silhouette image of generic B17 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing B-17G Flying Fortress
Owner/operator:United States Army Air Forces (USAAF)
Registration: 43-39136
C/n / msn: 10114
Fatalities:Fatalities: 25 / Occupants: 25
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Westover AFB, MS (KCEF) -   United States of America
Phase: Approach
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Westover AFB (KCEF)
Narrative:
Crashed into mountain while on approach to Westover AFB during storm.

Sources:

JF Baugher
El Litoral 10 July 1946, p2
http://www.masslive.com/news/index.ssf/2016/07/b17_crash_70th_memorial.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
25-Aug-2011 14:31 Uli Elch Updated [Operator]
26-Aug-2011 17:57 Uli Elch Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Phase, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
03-Sep-2011 08:04 Uli Elch Updated [Aircraft type, Location, Nature, Destination airport]
01-Mar-2015 15:50 TB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Location, Source, Narrative]
05-Jul-2016 12:07 gerard57 Updated [Source]

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