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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 114837
Last updated: 16 October 2021
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Date:07-SEP-1941
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic a17 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Northrop A-17
Owner/operator:United States Army Air Force (USAAF)
Registration: 35-149
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Greencastle, IN -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Scott Field, IL
Destination airport:Wright-Patterson AFB, OH
Narrative:
According to coverage from the Sept 8, 1941 edition of the Daily Banner, Lt. Col Rufus Davidson and Maj Fred Murchison were flying their Northrop A-17 during what was described as a “savage” thunderstorm rolling through the area. At about 4:50am they crashed into a wooded hillside a mile and a half west of the county line.

Sources:

http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/src/db.asp https://www.bannergraphic.com/story/2904346.html

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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
16-Sep-2021 11:57 DavidMc Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative, Category]

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