Accident
Last updated: 21 August 2014
Status:
Datum:Freitag 19 März 1982
Zeit:21:10
Flugzeugtyp:Boeing KC-135A-BN Stratotanker
Fluggesellschaft:United States Air Force - USAF
Kennzeichen: 58-0031
Werknummer: 17776/246
Baujahr: 1959-03-24 (23 years )
Betriebsstunden:9249
Triebwerk: 4 Pratt & Whitney J57-P
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 4 / Insassen: 4
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 23 / Insassen: 23
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 27 / Insassen: 27
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Greenwood, IL (   USA) show on map
Flugphase: Annäherung (APR)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Marquette-Sawyer International Airport, MI (MQT/KSAW), USA
Flug nach:Chicago-O'Hare International Airport, IL (ORD/KORD), USA
Unfallbericht:
The airplane crashed following an on board explosion which occurred at FL137. A fuel pump was probably allowed to run dry, causing it to become overheated due to which fuel vapours ignited.

Informationsquelle:
» Bangor Daily News - Mar 22, 1982


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Distance from Marquette-Sawyer International Airport, MI to Chicago-O'Hare International Airport, IL as the crow flies is 485 km (303 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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