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41-7043

P-39 Airacobra

P-39D 41-7043, 70th FS, 347th FG, 13th AF. Lost in mid air collision on local altitude training flight. 13th Oct 43. Colided with Martin B-26B Marauder 41-17590, 70th BS, 38th BG, no bail outs observed from either A/C, 7 KIFA. MACR 16411.
P-39D Pilot 2nd Lt Earl W Kennamer.
B-26B Crew: Pilot 1st Lt Richard T Otis, Co pilot 1st Lt Thomas O'Connor
2nd Lt Merlin C Douglass, 2nd Lt Charles S Drewyour, S/Sgt Coleman D Ramsey, Pfc Howard G Spencer, Pvt Jack J Howard.

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Aircraft

  • 41-17590

    B-26 Marauder
    Martin B-26B Marauder 41-17590, 70th BS, 38th BG. Lost in mid air collision on local altitude training flight. 13th Oct 43. Colided with P-39D 41-7043, 70th FS, 347th FG, 13th AF, no bail outs observed from either A/C, 7 KIFA. MACR 16411. ...

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  • Earl Kennamer

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot
    Pilot P-39 41-7043, 70th FS, 347th FG, 13th AF. Lost in mid air collision on local altitude training flight. 13th Oct 43. Colided with Martin B-26B Marauder 41-17590, 70th BS, 38th BG, no bail outs observed from either A/C, 7 KIFA. MACR 16411.

Events

Event Location Date
Crashed Tai Island, Fiji 13 October 1943

Lost in mid air collision on local altitude training flight. 13th Oct 43. Colided with Martin B-26B Marauder 41-17590, 70th BS, 38th BG, no bail outs observed from either A/C, 7 KIFA. MACR 16411.

Assigned Nadi, Fiji

Assigned 70th FS, 347th FG, 13th AF.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
29 May 2015 17:11:29 Al_Skiff Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, production block number, manufacturer, description and events
Sources

http://www.fold3.com/image/38640968/ MACR 16411 Details.
http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/src/dbmacr.asp?MACR=16411&Submit=Go MACR bare bones.

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