Narrative:Stalled and crashed short of runway on final approach.
|Date:||Tuesday 23 October 1962|
|Type:||Boeing C-135B-BN Stratolifter|
|Operator:||United States Air Force - USAF|
|C/n / msn:|| 18476/C42|
|First flight:|| 1962-07-03 (4 months)|
|Total airframe hrs:||150|
|Engines:|| 4 Pratt & Whitney TF33-P-5|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 7|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0|
|Total:||Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 7 |
|Airplane damage:|| Damaged beyond repair|
|Location:||Guantánamo NAS (NBW) ( Cuba)
|Phase:|| Approach (APR)|
|Departure airport:||Fort Dix-McGuire AFB, NJ (WRI), United States of America|
|Destination airport:||Guantánamo NAS (NBW/MUGM), Cuba|
» Boeing KC-135 Stratotanker: More Than Just a Tanker (Aerofax Series) / Robert S Hopkins, III
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 Fort Dix-McGuire AFB, NJ to Guantánamo NAS as the crow flies is 2221 km (1388 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.