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Status:
Date:Wednesday 30 August 1944
Type:Budd RB-1 Conestoga
Operator:United States Navy
Registration: 39296
MSN: 005
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Chesapeake Bay, MD (   United States of America)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Ditched after both engines failed at 800 feet. Airplane sank on the bottom of the bay and abandoned.

Classification:
All engine powerloss
Ditching

Sources:
» A Story of the Budd RB-1 Conestoga / by Nancy Canavan Heslop


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