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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 105557
Last updated: 11 October 2021
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Date:11-AUG-1939
Time:
Type:Douglas B-18A Bolo
Owner/operator:United States Army Air Corps (USAAC)
Registration: 37-488
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 9 / Occupants: 9
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Langley Field, VA -   United States of America
Phase: Take off
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Langley Field, VA
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Lost control at 150 ft after an engine failure,crashed and caught fire.

Sources:

http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/src/db.asp
https://www.nytimes.com/1939/08/12/archives/two-service-bombers-fall-killing-all-11-of-their-crews-army-plane.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
15-Sep-2021 14:03 Cobar Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
15-Sep-2021 14:12 Cobar Updated [Narrative]

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