Last updated: 21 December 2014
Datum:Samstag 1 Juli 1972
Flugzeugtyp:Boeing C-135F
Fluggesellschaft:L'Armée de L'Air
Kennzeichen: 38743
Werknummer: 18682/C004
Baujahr: 1964-02-26 (8 years 4 months)
Triebwerk: 4 Pratt & Whitney TF33-P-5
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 6 / Insassen: 6
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 6 / Insassen: 6
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:vom Land entfernt von Hao Island Airport (HOI) (   Pacific Ocean) show on map
Flugphase: Anfangssteigflug (ICL)
Flug von:Hao Island Airport (HOI/NTTO),
Flug nach:?
Lost power on one engine and crashed into the sea. The C-135F was on a weather reconnaissance mission associated with a nuclear test.

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