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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 174484
Last updated: 30 March 2020
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Date:15-APR-1955
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic b47 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing B-47
Owner/operator:United States Air Force (USAF)
Registration: 53-2277
C/n / msn: 4501090
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:St David's Island -   Bermuda
Phase: Take off
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Kindley Field (BDA/XKF)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Caught fire and crashed in sea after take-off. As "bomber airplane B-47" in newspaper.

Crashed into Castle Harbour, South of Kindley Air Force Base (now L F Wade International Airport) on St David's Island, Bermuda

Sources:

El Litoral 16 April 1955, p1

Ref:- https://B-47.com, USA Military Aircraft Serial Numbers/P Clarke


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
13-Mar-2015 17:16 TB Added
10-Feb-2020 17:24 Peter Clarke Updated [Registration, Cn, Operator, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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