Incident Boeing B-52F-65-BW Stratofortress 57-0149,
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Date:Thursday 8 May 1969
Type:Silhouette image of generic B52 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Boeing B-52F-65-BW Stratofortress
Owner/operator:United States Air Force (USAF)
Registration: 57-0149
MSN: 464138
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Castle AFB, CA -   United States of America
Phase: Approach
Departure airport:Castle AFB, CA
Destination airport:Castle AFB, CA
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
While practicing touch and go maneuvers, the landing gear failed. The aircraft skidded 5,000 feet down the runway before crashing and exploding. All five crew were able to escape the bomber before the explosion. No casualties or major injuries were documented, but there is no crew information.


Revision history:

18-Feb-2017 19:35 TB Added
25-Jul-2017 17:23 TB Updated [Date, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Country, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
25-Jul-2017 17:30 TB Updated [Source]
19-Sep-2018 07:10 joanied51 Updated [Total occupants, Source, Narrative]

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