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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 48308
Last updated: 11 March 2021
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Date:21-DEC-1972
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic B52 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing B-52D-1-BW Stratofortress
Owner/operator:43 BWg USAF (43 Bomb Wingg United States Air Force)
Registration: 55-0050
C/n / msn: 464002
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 6
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Bach Mai -   Vietnam
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:U-Tapao (VTBU)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Shot down by two SA-2 SAMs over North Vietnam during Linebacker II. All six crew ejected & became POWs.

Crew:7th BW, 307th SW Carswell AFB, TX.
Pilot:Lt/Col John Harr Yuill USAF POW.
Co-pilot:Capt David Ian Drummond USAF POW.
Nav:1st/Lt William Thomas Mayall USAF POW.
EWO:Lt/Col William Walter Conlee USAF POW.
Rad/Nav:Lt/Col Louis Henry Bernasconi USAF POW.
AG:SM/Sgt Gary Lee Morgan USAF POW.

Sources:

- JF Baugher


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
07-Nov-2008 10:15 ASN archive Added
26-Oct-2009 22:57 JINX Updated
10-Jan-2012 10:16 Uli Elch Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
12-Feb-2020 09:46 Iwosh Updated [Operator, Narrative, Operator]

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