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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 48305
Last updated: 18 December 2020
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Date:18-DEC-1972
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic B52 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing B-52G-110-BW Stratofortress
Owner/operator:United States Air Force (USAF)
Registration: 58-0246
C/n / msn: 464314
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 7
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:30 km SW of Nam Phong AFB -   Thailand
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Andersen AFB, Guam (PGUA)
Destination airport:Nam Phong RTAFB, Thailand
Narrative:
B-52G s/n 58-0246, call sing "Peach 02" was hit by SA-2 SAM near Kinh No, North Vietnam, on December 18 1972, during operation "Linebacker II", and crashed in the Nam Phong district, Khon Kaen province, 30 km SW of Nam Phong RTAFB. All 7 Crew ejected/bailed out successfully.

AC/Pilot: Maj. Clifford B. Ashley
Extra Passenger: Debuty Airbone Commander, Lt. Col. Hendsley Connor

Sources:

https://www.thai-aviation.net/files/Air_Accidents.pdf
http://web.archive.org/web/20171101061754/http://www.ejection-history.org.uk:80/aircraft_by_type/b52_stratofortress.htm
http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/1958.html
http://www.airliners.net/aviation-forums/military/read.main/18199/
www.nampows.org/B-52.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
07-Nov-2008 10:15 ASN archive Added
17-Nov-2009 22:01 JINX Updated
10-Jan-2012 10:45 Uli Elch Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
16-Feb-2013 18:49 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
25-Jul-2017 17:15 TB Updated [Operator, Location, Narrative]
31-Dec-2018 20:56 Anon. Updated [Narrative]

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