Incident Boeing B-52D-1-BW Stratofortress 55-0050,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 48308
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Date:Thursday 21 December 1972
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
Registration: 55-0050
MSN: 464002
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 6
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Bach Mai -   Vietnam
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:U-Tapao (VTBU)
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
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.


- JF Baugher

Revision history:

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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