Hull-loss description
Last updated: 20 December 2014
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Date:Wednesday 7 April 1999
Type:Boeing KC-135R Stratotanker
Operator:United States Air Force - USAF
Registration: 57-1418
C/n / msn: 17489/98
First flight: 1958-05-28 (40 years 11 months)
Engines: 4 CFMI F108-CF-100
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Oklahoma City-Tinker AFB, OK (TIK) (   United States of America) show on map
Phase: Standing (STD)
Nature:Military
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Destination airport:-
Narrative:
Written off during ground test at Tinker AFB, OK when pressurization test wrecked rear fuselage. At previous maintenance, the pressure relief valves were secured shut and not released afterwards.

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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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