Accident
Last updated: 25 November 2014
Estado:
Fecha:viernes 19 marzo 1982
Hora:21:10
Tipo:Boeing KC-135A-BN Stratotanker
Operador:United States Air Force - USAF
Registración: 58-0031
Numéro de série: 17776/246
Año de Construcción: 1959-03-24 (23 years )
Horas Totales de la Célula:9249
Motores: 4 Pratt & Whitney J57-P
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 4 / Ocupantes: 4
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 23 / Ocupantes: 23
Total:Fatalidades: 27 / Ocupantes: 27
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Greenwood, IL (   Estados Unidos de América) show on map
Fase: Aproximación (APR)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:Marquette-Sawyer International Airport, MI (MQT/KSAW), Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Chicago-O'Hare International Airport, IL (ORD/KORD), Estados Unidos de América
Descripción:
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.

Fuentes:
» 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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