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Last updated: 27 October 2016
Fecha:miércoles 4 octubre 1989
Hora:ca 06:00
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic K35A model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing KC-135A-BN Stratotanker
Operador:United States Air Force - USAF
Registración: 56-3592
Numéro de série: 17341/31
Año de Construcción: 1957-11-14 (31 years 11 months)
Motores: 4 Pratt & Whitney J57-P
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 4 / Ocupantes: 4
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 4 / Ocupantes: 4
Daños en la Aeronave: Destruido
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:cerca Carlingford, NB (   Canadá)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Aeropuerto de Salida:Limestone-Loring AFB, ME (LIZ), Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Limestone-Loring AFB, ME (LIZ), Estados Unidos de América
A fuel pump ran dry and ignited fuel vapours after becoming overheated. The aircraft crashed.


Subsiguiente / acciones de seguridad
Because this was the 5th such occurrence crews must now keep 3000 lb of fuel in the tank to prevent overheating.


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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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