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Last updated: 26 September 2018
Datum:dinsdag 8 maart 1960
Type:Silhouette image of generic K35A model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing KC-135A Stratotanker
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:United States Air Force - USAF
Registratie: 57-1466
Constructienummer: 17537/146
Bouwjaar: 1958-09-04 (1 year 6 months)
Motoren: 4 Pratt & Whitney J57-P
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 7
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 7
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Fort Worth-Carswell AFB, TX (FWH) (   Verenigde Staten)
Fase: Nadering (APR)
Soort vlucht:Militair
Vliegveld van vertrek:Fort Worth-Carswell AFB, TX (FWH/KNFW), Verenigde Staten
Vliegveld van aankomst:Fort Worth-Carswell AFB, TX (FWH/KNFW), Verenigde Staten
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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