Hull-loss description
Last updated: 29 November 2014
Status:
Date:Thursday 11 January 1990
Time:10:30
Type:Boeing KC-135A-BN Stratotanker
Operator:United States Air Force - USAF
Registration: 59-1494
C/n / msn: 17982/397
First flight: 1960-07-06 (29 years 7 months)
Engines: 4 Pratt & Whitney J57-P
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Portsmouth-Pease AFB, NH (PSM) (   United States of America) show on map
Phase: Standing (STD)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:-
Destination airport:-
Narrative:
Two maintenance workers were doing maintenance work on the fuel cells inside the KC-135 tanker when a fire broke out. Both engineers escaped.

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Sources:
» AP


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