Accident description
Last updated: 1 August 2014
Status:
Date:Monday 13 March 1972
Type:Boeing KC-135A-BN Stratotanker
Operator:United States Air Force - USAF
Registration: 58-0048
C/n / msn: 17793/263
First flight: 1959-04-29 (12 years 11 months)
Engines: 4 Pratt & Whitney J57-P
Crew:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Fort Worth-Carswell AFB, TX (FWH) (   United States of America) show on map
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Fort Worth-Carswell AFB, TX (FWH), United States of America
Destination airport:Fort Worth-Carswell AFB, TX (FWH), United States of America
Narrative:
During landing, the right wingtip struck the ground. The airplane veered off to the right and cartwheeled when the wingtip dug into the grass next to the runway. A fire erupted.

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Distance from Fort Worth-Carswell AFB, TX to Fort Worth-Carswell AFB, TX as the crow flies is 0 km (0 miles).

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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