Accident
Last updated: 26 November 2014
Estado:
Fecha:miércoles 29 enero 1969
Tipo:Boeing KC-97L Stratotanker
Operador:Air National Guard
Registración: 52-0904
Numéro de série: 16598
Año de Construcción:
Tripulación:Fatalidades: / Ocupantes:
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: / Ocupantes:
Total:Fatalidades: 4 / Ocupantes: 11
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:0,8 km (0.5 milles) S of Milwaukee-General Mitchell Airport, WI (MKE) (   Estados Unidos de América) show on map
Fase: Aproximación (APR)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:Key West International Airport, FL (EYW/KEYW), Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Milwaukee-General Mitchell Airport, WI (MKE/KMKE), Estados Unidos de América
Descripción:
The Boeing KC-97, operated by the Wisconsin Air National Guard, was arriving at Milwaukee in fog and rain. The ceiling was reportedly at 200 feet and the visibility was half a mile. On final approach the airplane contacted the ground short of the runway, broke up and caught fire.

Fuentes:
» State's Adjudant General, wife killed in plane crash (Oshkosh Daily Northwestern , 1969-01-30)
» US Crashes 1950-2002 / Jan van Waarde


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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Key West International Airport, FL to Milwaukee-General Mitchell Airport, WI as the crow flies is 2108 km (1317 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s 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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