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Accident
Last updated: 21 October 2017
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Datum:Dienstag 17 Mai 1966
Zeit:21:45
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: 57-1424
Werknummer: 17495/104
Baujahr: 1958-06-11 (7 years 11 months)
Betriebsstunden:3482
Triebwerk: 4 Pratt & Whitney J57-P
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 4 / Insassen: 4
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 1 / Insassen: 1
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 5 / Insassen: 5
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Amarillo AFB, TX (AMA) (   USA)
Flugphase: Landung (LDG)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Amarillo AFB, TX (AMA/KAMA), USA
Flug nach:Amarillo AFB, TX (AMA/KAMA), USA
Unfallbericht:
Struck the ground during an oscillating unstable approach to land following a four-hour refueling mission.

Informationsquelle:
» Four crewmen die in crash (Mansfield News Journal, 1966-05-19)
» Boeing KC-135 Stratotanker: More Than Just a Tanker (Aerofax Series) / Robert S Hopkins, III


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