Bureau of Aircraft Accidents Archives
Bureau d'Archives des Accidents d'Avions

Crash of a Boeing B-29A-35-BN Superfortress off Tarpon Springs: 7 killed

Accident description

  • May 1, 1952
  • 44-61538
  • Flight
  • Training
  • Yes
  • Lake, Sea, Ocean
  • McDill - McDill
  • 11015
  • 1944
  • Tarpon Springs, Florida
  • USA
  • North America
  • 14
  • 7
  • 0
  • 0
  • 7
  • The crew was engaged in a low level target exercice when the airplane crashed in unknown circumstances into the gulf of Mexico, about 27 miles west-northwest of Tarpon Springs. Seven crew members were killed while seven others were rescued.