ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 48314
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Narrative:Crashed and destroyed October 30 1981: On low‑level route during night mission simulating a bombing run. It was flying about 400 feet altitude just before it crashed into the south-eastern Colorado prairie, when it struck a 20-foot sand dune about nine miles east of La Junta, CO
|Date:||Friday 30 October 1981|
Boeing B-52D-55-BO Stratofortress
|Owner/operator:||22nd BWg USAF|
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 8 / Occupants: 8|
|Aircraft damage:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||9 miles east of La Junta, Colorado -
United States of America
|Phase:|| En route|
|Departure airport:||March AFB, CA|
|Confidence Rating:|| Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources|
Crew of 8 Killed:
Pilot: Capt. James L MacGregor USAF killed.
Co-pilot: Capt Gani Aydoner USAF killed.
Capt Clifford R Duane USAF killed.
1st/Lt. Kendall E Wallace USAF killed.
Capt Stanley H Eddleman USAF killed.
Sen/Airman Timothy E McFarland USAF killed.
A1C Bruce E Schaefer USAF killed.
A1C David W Smith USAF killed.
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/1955.html www.baaa-acro.com/archives/1981-JUL-DEC.htm
||Dr. John Smith
||Updated [Time, Departure airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]|
||Updated [Operator, Location, Operator]|
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