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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 27908
 
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Date:10-MAY-1946
Time:10:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic P4Y model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Consolidated PB4Y-2 Privateer
Owner/operator:United States Navy (USN)
Registration: 59721
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 14 / Occupants: 14
Other fatalities:14
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:N of Munson, FL -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Midair collision with 59437 while in formation over Munson, FL. 14 crew on 59721 killed, 14 on 59437. One bailed out and later found dead. Reported a Grumman F6F Hellcat collided with the tail of one Privateer, which looses control and hit the second. The Hellcat landed safely.

Sources:

St Petersburg Times 11 May 1946, p1+2


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
25-Aug-2011 14:47 Uli Elch Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]
26-Aug-2011 00:12 Uli Elch Updated [Total fatalities, Location, Nature, Source, Narrative]
26-Aug-2011 00:18 Uli Elch Updated [Other fatalities, Narrative]
10-Feb-2020 10:21 Iwosh Updated [Operator, Narrative, Operator]
18-Jul-2020 07:25 The2ndBaron Updated [Phase]
11-Feb-2021 18:26 TB Updated [Time, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Source, Narrative]
27-Sep-2022 19:50 TB Updated [Operator]

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