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Accident description
Last updated: 29 May 2016
Date:Thursday 3 June 1965
Time:ca 23:00
Type:Boeing KC-135A-BN Stratotanker
Operator:United States Air Force - USAF
Registration: 63-8042
C/n / msn: 18659/698
First flight: 1964-06-02 (1 year )
Engines: 4 Pratt & Whitney J57-P
Crew:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Roswell-Walker AFB, NM (   United States of America)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Departure airport:Roswell-Walker AFB, NM, United States of America
Destination airport:Roswell-Walker AFB, NM, United States of America
Lost electrical power while attempting to take off from runway 21. The KC-135 crashed.



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Distance from Roswell-Walker AFB, NM to Roswell-Walker AFB, NM as the crow flies is 0 km (0 miles).

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