Bell X-1; Boeing B-50A. [photograph]

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Collection Item Summary:

View of the badly burned and damaged third Bell X-1 (A/C No. 46-064) lying on the ground, still mated to the equally damaged Boeing B-50A (A/C No. 46-006) after a fire during defueling.

Collection Item Long Description:

Topic

  • Aeronautics
  • Airplanes
  • Aircraft accidents

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum Archives

Restrictions & Rights

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Date

11/10/1951

Repository Loc.

National Air and Space Museum, Archives Division, MRC 322, Washington, DC, 20560

Type

Photographs

Local number

NASM-NASM-9A08206

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