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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 182131
Last updated: 8 April 2020
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Date:09-FEB-1962
Time:noon
Type:Silhouette image of generic b50 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing KB-50J Superfortress
Owner/operator:622d AREFS, United States Air Force (USAF)
Registration: 48-082
C/n / msn: 15891
Fatalities:Fatalities: 11 / Occupants: 11
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:SW of Kindley AFB, Bermuda -   Bermuda
Phase: Approach
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Kindley AFB, Bermuda
Destination airport:Kindley AFB, Bermuda
Narrative:
This aircraft was orginially built as B-50D-85-BO, but later converted to KB-50J aerial refuelling aircraft.

Blew up in midair during landing approach of Kindley AFB.

Sources:

La Nacion 10 February 1962, p12
http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
08-Dec-2015 20:56 JINX Added
30-Dec-2016 19:43 TB Updated [Date, Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
08-Apr-2020 10:56 Tetrapack Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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