Date & Time: Dec 8, 1941 at 1200 LT
Type of aircraft:
Martin B-26 Marauder
Operator:
Registration:
40-1443
Flight Phase:
Takeoff (climb)
Flight Type:
Military
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Biggs AAF - Edwards AFB
MSN:
1443
YOM:
1940
Crew on board:
4
Crew fatalities:
4
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
4
Circumstances:
Shortly after take off from Biggs AAF, the twin engine aircraft went out of control and crashed in flames. All four crew members were killed. The aircraft was on its way to Muroc Dry Lake near Edwards AFB, California.
Crew (22nd BG):
Maj Mark K. Lewis, Jr., pilot,
Maj David P. Lauback, navigator,
S/Sgt Michael A. Miullo, crew chief,
Cpl Francis J. Rizzio, radio operator.