Accident Boeing B-50D-90-BO Superfortress 48-089, Thursday 8 January 1953
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Date:Thursday 8 January 1953
Type:Silhouette image of generic b50 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Boeing B-50D-90-BO Superfortress
Owner/operator:96th BSqn /2d BWg USAF
Registration: 48-089
MSN: 15898
Fatalities:Fatalities: 9 / Occupants: 9
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:6 miles east of Hunter AFB, Georgia -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Hunter AFB, Georgia
Destination airport:Hunter AFB, GA
Confidence Rating: Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities
The B-50D (pilot Chester J. Kinzie) collided with B-50D (48-073) and crashed into muddy marshland on the Isle of Hope. The other aircraft, piloted by George Shavin, managed to land safely with a damaged tail assembly.


Revision history:

07-Mar-2013 06:38 Tetrapack Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
07-Mar-2013 07:39 Tetrapack Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Phase, Source, Narrative]
24-Dec-2013 12:47 TB Updated [Operator, Phase]
01-Apr-2020 13:34 Tetrapack Updated [Operator, Narrative]
06-Apr-2020 14:49 Reno Raines Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Operator]

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