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Last updated: 20 October 2017
Fecha:jueves 17 septiembre 1987
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC10 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
McDonnell Douglas KC-10A Extender
Operador:United States Air Force - USAF
Registración: 82-0190
Numéro de série: 48212/382
Año de Construcción: 1982
Motores: 3 General Electric CF6-50C2
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 1 / Ocupantes: 3
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 1 / Ocupantes: 3
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Shreveport-Barksdale AFB, LA (BAD) (   Estados Unidos de América)
Fase: En Espera (STD)
Aeropuerto de Salida:?
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Shreveport-Barksdale AFB, LA (BAD/KBAD), Estados Unidos de América
The KC-10 arrived at Barksdale AFB and all 17 crewmembers departed the plane. About one hour later, three ground crew members were on board; one in the cockpit, one in the left main gear wheel well and the other in the refuellers operating position at the rear of the plane. An explosion occurred. The source of the explosion was somewhere in or near the centre access compartment which is between the forward and centre wing fuel tanks. The KC-10 had 63000 lb of fuel on board; 15000 lb was in the forward tank. The centre and aft fuel tanks were empty; the remaining 48000 lb was in the wing tanks. The part of the aircraft, forward of the wings was burnt out completely.


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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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