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Last updated: 27 October 2016
Datum:Mittwoch 9 Mai 1962
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic K35A model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing KC-135A-BN Stratotanker
Fluggesellschaft:United States Air Force - USAF
Kennzeichen: 56-3618
Werknummer: 17367/57
Baujahr: 1958-02-13 (4 years 3 months)
Triebwerk: 4 Pratt & Whitney J57-P
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 4 / Insassen: 4
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 2 / Insassen: 2
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 6 / Insassen: 6
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Limestone-Loring AFB, ME (LIZ) (   USA)
Flugphase: Start (TOF)
Flug von:Limestone-Loring AFB, ME (LIZ), USA
Flug nach:?
The no. 2 engine failed on takeoff. The tanker became airborne but failed to gain height. The left wing contacted the ground and the airplane crashed.

» Boeing KC-135 Stratotanker: More Than Just a Tanker (Aerofax Series) / Robert S Hopkins, III


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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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