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P-40 Warhawk

3rd AF / 85th Fighter-Bomb Grp / 501st Fighter-Bomb Sqd - (Waycross AAF)

Landing accident (class 4): Tuesday, 25 January 1944 @ 1530 hrs (Pilot error)

Waycross AAF (runway 4) - United States

Pilot: 2Lt David M Reichman

On landing, aircraft got away from the pilot due to crosswind.

Left wing dropped, striking the ground and skidding along. Aircraft then dropped on its right main landing gear causing it to collapse and the aircraft to nose-up.

Engine, propeller, left and right wing flaps, right main landing gear mechanism damaged.

AAF accident report: 44-1-25-50

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Crashed Waycross AAF 25 January 1944

AAF accident 44-1-25-50

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22 June 2017 22:01:21 terveurn Changes to place associations
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22 June 2017 21:53:34 terveurn Changes to description
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22 June 2017 21:46:45 terveurn Changes to description
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22 June 2017 20:52:38 terveurn Changes to description
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22 June 2017 20:46:00 terveurn Changes to events
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Date Contributor Update
22 June 2017 20:42:55 terveurn Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, production block number, manufacturer, nicknames and markings
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