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Accident
Last updated: 19 October 2017
Estado:
Fecha:martes 17 mayo 1966
Hora:21:45
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic K35A model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing KC-135A Stratotanker
Operador:United States Air Force - USAF
Registración: 57-1424
Numéro de série: 17495/104
Año de Construcción: 1958-06-11 (7 years 11 months)
Horas Totales de la Célula:3482
Motores: 4 Pratt & Whitney J57-P
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 4 / Ocupantes: 4
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 1 / Ocupantes: 1
Total:Fatalidades: 5 / Ocupantes: 5
Daños en la Aeronave: Destruido
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Amarillo AFB, TX (AMA) (   Estados Unidos de América)
Elevación del lugar del accidente: 1099 m (3606 feet) amsl
Fase: Aterrizaje (LDG)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:Amarillo AFB, TX (AMA/KAMA), Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Amarillo AFB, TX (AMA/KAMA), Estados Unidos de América
Descripción:
Struck the ground during an oscillating unstable approach to land following a four-hour refueling mission.

Fuentes:
» 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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