Accident North American P-51 Mustang , Friday 14 January 1949
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Date:Friday 14 January 1949
Type:Silhouette image of generic P51 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
North American P-51 Mustang
Owner/operator:95th (F) Sqn USAF
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:New Boston Bombing Range -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Grenier Field in Manchester, New Hampshire.
Destination airport:
On Jan. 14, 1949, the plane was on a training dive-bomb mission, when the left flipper door of his P-51 Mustang came open and was ripped off, closely followed by the entire wing. The pilot was killed on impact as the plane crashed into a hillside just south of the target.


Revision history:

16-Jan-2013 13:18 gerard57 Added
15-Jun-2013 06:57 Nepa Updated [Operator]

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