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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 105560
Last updated: 13 October 2021
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Date:27-MAY-1940
Time:
Type:Douglas B-18A Bolo
Owner/operator:United States Army Air Corps (USAAC)
Registration: 37-509
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 7
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Muroc Dry Lake, CA -   United States of America
Phase: Approach
Nature:Military
Departure airport:KRIV
Destination airport:KEDW
Narrative:
A bomber from March Field crashed on the dry lakebed near Muroc while attempting a night landing. Six occupants of the Douglas B-18A were killed, one survived serious injured.

Sources:

http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/src/db.asp
"X-Plane Crashes"


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Jun-2012 03:06 Alpine Flight Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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