Accident
Last updated: 3 September 2014
Estado:
Fecha:miércoles 4 octubre 1989
Hora:ca 06:00
Tipo: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) show on map
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:Limestone-Loring AFB, ME (LIZ), Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Limestone-Loring AFB, ME (LIZ), Estados Unidos de América
Descripción:
A fuel pump ran dry and ignited fuel vapours after becoming overheated. The aircraft crashed.

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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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Distance from Limestone-Loring AFB, ME to Limestone-Loring AFB, ME as the crow flies is 0 km (0 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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