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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 48290
Last updated: 18 March 2021
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Date:20-DEC-1972
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic B52 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing B-52G-80-BW Stratofortress
Owner/operator:42th BW /72nd SW(P) USAF (42th Bomb Wing /72nd SW(P) United States Air Force)
Registration: 57-6481
C/n / msn: 464186
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 6
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:16 km SW of Nakhon Phanom [17.30 N, 104.50 E]; -   Thailand
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Andersen AFB, Guam (PGUA)
Destination airport:Nakon Phanom RTAFB, Thailand
Narrative:
B-52G s/n 57-6481 call sign "Brass 02" crashed and destroyed December 20 1972 when hit by SA-2 SAM over North Vietnam during Operation "Linebacker II" and crashed in Thailand, 16 km SW of Nakhon Phanom [at co-ordfinates 17.30 N, 104.50 E];

All 6 Crew: Safely ejected
Capt John Ellinger survived
Capt. Lawrence A. Casazza Recovered
Co-Pilot Major Charles E. Archie Recovered
Radar Navigator: 1st Lt. Robert A. Clement Recovered
Navigator Capt. Silverio A. Barroqueiro Recovered
EWO: T/Sgt George H. Schryer Recovered
Gunner

Sources:

https://www.thai-aviation.net/files/Air_Accidents.pdf
http://www.airliners.net/aviation-forums/military/read.main/18199/
http://web.archive.org/web/20171101061754/http://www.ejection-history.org.uk:80/aircraft_by_type/b52_stratofortress.htm
http://www.nationalmuseum.af.mil/factsheets/factsheet.asp?id=8945
http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/1957.html


Images:


Capt Silverio A. Barroqueiro, EWO B-52G. Photo taken at the Pentagon 1975.

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
07-Nov-2008 10:15 ASN archive Added
04-Nov-2009 05:56 JINX Updated
10-Jan-2012 10:34 Uli Elch Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
16-Feb-2013 19:37 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Total occupants, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
17-Mar-2013 14:14 Anon. Updated [Embed code]
31-Jan-2019 20:48 wf Updated [Destination airport]
19-Aug-2020 16:09 Jixon Updated [Operator, Operator]
23-Sep-2020 09:55 Anon. Updated [Photo]
17-Dec-2020 09:31 Anon. Updated [Narrative]

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