Accident
Last updated: 28 July 2014
Status:
Datum:Donnerstag 9 Mai 1957
Zeit:06:16
Flugzeugtyp:Boeing KC-97F-55-BO Stratofreighter
Fluggesellschaft:United States Air Force - USAF
Kennzeichen: 51-0258
Werknummer: 16325
Baujahr:
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 7
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 7
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:550 km (343.8 Meilen) SE vom Land entfernt von Azores Islands (   Atlantischer Ozean)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Sidi Slimane AB, Marokko
Flug nach:Terceira-Lajes AFB, Azores (TER/LPLA), Portugal
Unfallbericht:
The Stratofreighter was ditched in the Atlantic following a double engine failure. The airplane floated for ten days and was sunk by USS Wisconsin.

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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