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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 189238
Last updated: 12 January 2022
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Date:17-JUN-1940
Time:
Type:Douglas B-18A Bolo
Owner/operator:United States Army Air Corps (USAAC)
Registration: 37-576
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Other fatalities:6
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:239th street, Queens/New York, NY -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Mitchel Field, NY
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Two Army bomber airplane from three ship V-formation collided during panoramic flight and crashed onto street in residential area.

Note: not at aviationarchaeology list

Sources:

El Siglo de Torreón 20 June 1940, p2
San Bernardino Sun 17 June 1940, p1
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_accidents_and_incidents_involving_military_aircraft_(1940–1942)


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
12-Aug-2016 19:38 TB Added
06-Dec-2017 09:37 TB Updated [Date, Operator, Other fatalities, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
17-Sep-2021 21:28 Cobar Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Source]
17-Sep-2021 21:35 Cobar Updated [Location, Departure airport]

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