WAR DEPARTMENT
A.A.F. Form No. 14
(Revised May 15, 1942)

  ACCIDENT NO. ........................................
 

WAR DEPARTMENT
U.S. ARMY AIR FORCES
REPORT OF AIRCRAFT ACCIDENT

 

 

(1) Place KINGSCLIFFE, ENGLAND (2) Date 19 December 1943 (3) Time  1205
AIRCRAFT: (4) Type and model P-38H5LO (5) A.F. No. 42-67025 (6) Station A.A.F. STATION F-131
Organization: (7) VIII AF VIII FC
(Command and Air Force)
(8) 55TH FTR
(Group)
(9) 338TH FIGHTER (TE)
(Squadron)

PERSONNEL

DUTY
 

(10)

NAME
(Last name first)


(11)
RATING
 

(12)

SERIAL NO.



(13)
RANK



(14)
PERSONNEL
CLASS


(15)
BRANCH



(16)
AIR FORCE OR
COMMAND


(17)
RESULT TO
PERSONNEL


(18)
USE OF
PARACHUTE


(19)
P BARANICK, ARTHUR (NMI) P O-746019 2nd. Lt. 18 A.C. 8AF 8FC Minor Injuries no
                Superficial burns on face and slight lacerations on face

PILOT CHARGED WITH ACCIDENT

(20) BARANICK, ARTHUR (NMI) (21) O-746019 (22) 2nd. Lt. (23) 18 (24) A.C.
(Last name) (First name) (Middle initial) (Serial number) (Rank) (Personnel class) (Branch)

Assigned (25) VIII AF VIII FC

(26) 55TH FTR (TE)

(27) 338TH FIGHTER (TE)

(28) A.A.F. F-131

(Command and Air Force) (Group) (Squadron) (Station)

Attached for flying (29) VIII AF VIII FC

(30) 55TH FTR (31) 338TH FTR (32) A.A.F. F-131
(Command and Air Force) (Group) (Squadron) (Station)

Original rating (33) PILOT

(34) 5-20-43

Present rating (35) PILOT

(36) 5-20-43

Instrument rating (37) NONE

(Rating) (Date) (Rating) (Date) (Date)

FIRST PILOT HOURS:

 

(at the time of this accident)

 
(38) This type  P-38XXXX   129:40 (42) Instrument time last 6 months   0:00
(39) This model  P-38H5LO     39:40 (43) Instrument time last 30 days   0:00
(40) Last 90 days        8:00 (44) Night time last 6 months   7:55
(41) Total   349:30 (45) Night time last 30 days   0:00

 

 

AIRCRAFT DAMAGE

DAMAGE (49) LIST OF DAMAGED PARTS
(46) Aircraft           COMPLETE LOSS
(47) Engine(s)                   "            "
(48) Propeller(s)                   "            "

(50) Weather at the time of the accident  Visibility 4 miles, ceiling 2 miles 2/10ths cloud cover
           Wind West, 15-20 MPH

(51) Was the pilot flying on instruments at the time of accident  NONE

(52) Cleared from  Kingscliffe (53) To  AAF Station F-131 (54) Kind of clearance

(55) Pilot's mission  Ferry plane to home base

(56) Nature of accident  TAKE-OFF ACCIDENT

(57) Cause of accident  ENGINE (LEFT) FAILURE ON TAKE OFF

RESTRICTED

 

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