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Accident
Last updated: 22 October 2017
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Datum:dinsdag 17 mei 1966
Tijd:21:45
Type:Silhouette image of generic K35A model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing KC-135A Stratotanker
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:United States Air Force - USAF
Registratie: 57-1424
Constructienummer: 17495/104
Bouwjaar: 1958-06-11 (7 years 11 months)
Aantal vlieguren:3482
Motoren: 4 Pratt & Whitney J57-P
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 4 / inzittenden: 4
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 1 / inzittenden: 1
Totaal:slachtoffers: 5 / inzittenden: 5
Schade: Vernield
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Amarillo AFB, TX (AMA) (   Verenigde Staten)
Fase: Landing (LDG)
Soort vlucht:Militair
Vliegveld van vertrek:Amarillo AFB, TX (AMA/KAMA), Verenigde Staten
Vliegveld van aankomst:Amarillo AFB, TX (AMA/KAMA), Verenigde Staten
Beschrijving:
Struck the ground during an oscillating unstable approach to land following a four-hour refueling mission.

Bronnen:
» 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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