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Last updated: 22 April 2018
Datum:Mittwoch 8 August 1962
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: 55-3144
Werknummer: 17260/27
Baujahr: 1957-10-16 (4 years 10 months)
Triebwerk: 4 Pratt & Whitney J57-P
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen: 3
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen: 3
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Bedford-Hanscom Field, MA (BED) (   USA)
Flugphase: Annäherung (APR)
Flug von:Dayton-Wright Patterson AFB, OH (FFO/KFFO), USA
Flug nach:Bedford-Hanscom Field, MA (BED/KBED), USA
The KC-135 departed on a flight from Wright Patterson AFB (FFO) to Bedford-Hanscom Field, MA (BED) for modification of test equipment. On approach it clipped the tops of telephone poles and crashed into a boulder.


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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Dayton-Wright Patterson AFB, OH to Bedford-Hanscom Field, MA as the crow flies is 1099 km (687 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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