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Last updated: 17 October 2017
Datum:Freitag 15 April 1960
Flugzeugtyp:Boeing KC-97G-23-BO Stratofreighter
Fluggesellschaft:United States Air Force - USAF
Kennzeichen: 52-0919
Werknummer: 16613
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 10
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 14
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 24
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Lincoln AFB, NE (LNK) (   USA)
Flugphase: Start (TOF)
Flug von:Lincoln AFB, NE (LNK/KLNK), USA
Flug nach:Riverside-March AFB, CA (RIV/KRIV), USA
On a northbound takeoff, the KC-97G lost directional control. The nose gear collapsed as the plane skidded off the runway into a refueling pit, where it was destroyed by fire.

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Distance from Lincoln AFB, NE to Riverside-March AFB, CA as the crow flies is 1951 km (1219 miles).

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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