Incident Boeing B-52H-135-BW Stratofortress 60-0006,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 48288
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Date:Thursday 30 May 1974
Type:Silhouette image of generic B52 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Boeing B-52H-135-BW Stratofortress
Owner/operator:17th BWg USAF
Registration: 60-0006
MSN: 464371
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 7
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio -   United States of America
Phase: Approach
Departure airport:Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
Destination airport:Wright-Patterson AFB
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
B-52H s/n 60‑0006 of 17th Bomb Wing, USAF, based at Wright‑Patterson AFB, Ohio. Crashed and destroyed May 30 1974 on Wright Patterson AFB runway during GCA landing approach. Rudder and elevator failure caused loss of control


Revision history:

07-Nov-2008 10:15 ASN archive Added
25-Jun-2012 12:18 debodine Updated [Total fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport]
14-Feb-2013 20:56 Dr. John Smith Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Location, Phase, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
05-Feb-2014 06:42 Anon. Updated [Total occupants]
31-Jan-2019 21:32 wf Updated [Aircraft type, Cn]
03-Feb-2019 08:06 wf Updated [Aircraft type]
27-Feb-2021 15:44 Anon. Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Operator]

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