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Last updated: 21 October 2017
Datum:Dienstag 8 März 1960
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic K35A model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing KC-135A Stratotanker
Fluggesellschaft:United States Air Force - USAF
Kennzeichen: 57-1466
Werknummer: 17537/146
Baujahr: 1958-09-04 (1 year 6 months)
Triebwerk: 4 Pratt & Whitney J57-P
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 7
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 7
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Fort Worth-Carswell AFB, TX (FWH) (   USA)
Flugphase: Annäherung (APR)
Flug von:Fort Worth-Carswell AFB, TX (FWH/KNFW), USA
Flug nach:Fort Worth-Carswell AFB, TX (FWH/KNFW), USA
The KC-135 tanker descended below the glide slope while approaching Carswell AFB (FWH) in thick fog. It struck the roof of a state highway department warehouse and hit a power pole. It crashed short of the runway and caught fire.


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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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