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Accident description
Last updated: 30 June 2016
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Date:Monday 17 July 1967
Type:Silhouette image of generic K35R model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing KC-135R Stratotanker
Operator:United States Air Force - USAF
Registration: 59-1465
C/n / msn: 17953/368
First flight: 1960-03-08 (7 years 4 months)
Total airframe hrs:4107
Crew:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 5
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 5
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:1,5 km (0.9 mls) NW of Bellevue-Offutt AFB, NE (OFF) (   United States of America)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Bellevue-Offutt AFB, NE (OFF/KOFF), United States of America
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Pilot overrotated during takeoff, airplane stalled and crashed.

Classification:
Loss of control

Sources:
» Boeing KC-135 Stratotanker: More Than Just a Tanker (Aerofax Series) / Robert S Hopkins, III


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This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkĺs opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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