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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 82196
 
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Date:25-APR-1948
Time:night
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: 59860
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 10
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Moisant Int'l Airport, LA -   United States of America
Phase: Approach
Nature:Military
Departure airport:NAS Atlantic City, NJ
Destination airport:NAS Corpus Christi, TX via New Orleans, LA
Narrative:
Hit a clump of trees at night while preparing to land for en-route stop. Skidded 1,500ft on the runway. The co-pilot was killed, the pilot minor injured.

Sources:

http://www.joebaugher.com/navy_serials/navyserials.html
Mt. Pleasant Daily Times 26 April 1948, p1


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
14-Nov-2010 11:55 ASN archive Added
27-Sep-2022 19:13 TB Updated [Time, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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