Accident
Last updated: 21 August 2014
Status:
Datum:Mittwoch 4 Mai 1955
Flugzeugtyp:Boeing KC-97G Stratofreighter
Fluggesellschaft:United States Air Force - USAF
Kennzeichen: 53-0110
Werknummer: 16892
Baujahr:
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 9 / Insassen: 9
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 9 / Insassen: 9
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:145 km (90.6 Meilen) SW vom Land entfernt von Reykjavík-Keflavík International Airport (KEF) (   Atlantischer Ozean)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Reykjavík-Keflavík International Airport (KEF/BIKF), Island
Flug nach:?
Unfallbericht:
The KC-97 was flying in formation when an engine caught fire. Control was lost and the airplane entered a spin and crashed into the Atlantic.

Informationsquelle:
» US Crashes 1950-2002 / Jan van Waarde


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This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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