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Accident
Last updated: 22 October 2017
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Datum:Mittwoch 27 Februar 1963
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: 56-3597
Werknummer: 17346/36
Baujahr: 1957-12-10 (5 years 3 months)
Triebwerk: 4 Pratt & Whitney J57-P
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 7 / Insassen: 7
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 7 / Insassen: 7
Opfer am Boden:Todesopfer: 2
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Fairbanks-Eielson AFB, AK (EIL) (   USA)
Flugphase: Anfangssteigflug (ICL)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Fairbanks-Eielson AFB, AK (EIL/PAEI), USA
Flug nach:Fairbanks-Eielson AFB, AK (EIL/PAEI), USA
Unfallbericht:
The KC-135 was on a refueling mission out of Eielson AFB (EIL). The airplane lost an engine on takeoff, veered to the left and crashed. Debris also struck a guard house and a nearby waiting room, killing two.



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