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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 146854
Last updated: 17 October 2021
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Date:19-AUG-1957
Time:afternoon
Type:Silhouette image of generic BE50 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Beechcraft L-23 Seminole
Owner/operator:United States Army Aviation
Registration:
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Frankfurt-Bonames -   Germany
Phase: Approach
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Frankfurt-Bonames AAF (EDEN/closed)
Narrative:
Crashed in courtyard of the Fabona shoe factory half way down runway after engine failure and exploded.

Sources:

Passauer Neue Presse 20.8.1957, p1/21.8.1957, p1
El Siglo de Torreón 20 August 1957, p6
http://www.armyaircrews.com/fixed.html
http://ufdc.ufl.edu/AA00010883/02321/3j


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
22-Jul-2012 12:12 TB Added
17-Aug-2013 14:21 Uli Elch Updated [Location, Destination airport]
14-Feb-2014 17:11 TB Updated [Location, Destination airport]
09-Dec-2015 16:00 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Source, Narrative]
09-Dec-2015 16:22 TB Updated [Source, Narrative]

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