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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 170137
Last updated: 2 June 2020
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Date:05-MAR-1961
Time:evening
Type:Silhouette image of generic b50 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing KB-50 Superfortress
Owner/operator:431st ARS, United States Air Force (USAF)
Registration: 49-0328
C/n / msn: 16104
Fatalities:Fatalities: 9 / Occupants: 9
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:6 nm NE of Biggs AFB, El Paso, TX -   United States of America
Phase: Approach
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Pacific
Destination airport:Biggs AFB, TX
Narrative:
This aircraft was orginially built as B-50D-120-BO, but later converted to KB-50 aerial refuelling aircraft.

Crashed and burned during landing approach of Biggs AFB.

Sources:

Passauer Neue Presse 7 March 1961, p3
https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=IoJPAAAAIBAJ&sjid=KAUEAAAAIBAJ&pg=6819,6131417&hl=en
http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
26-Sep-2014 16:43 TB Added
27-Sep-2014 06:27 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Source, Narrative]
23-Sep-2018 13:54 j155 Updated [Registration, Cn, Source]
08-Apr-2020 10:56 Tetrapack Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Operator, Location, Phase, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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