ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 48318
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Narrative:B-52D s/n 55‑0098 of 327th Bombardment Squadron, 4170th Strategic Wing, USAF, based at Larson Air Force Base, Moses Lake, WA, crashed at Larson AFB, WA on December 15 1960.
|Date:||Thursday 15 December 1960|
Boeing B-52D-60-BO Stratofortress
|Owner/operator:||United States Air Force (USAF)|
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 10|
|Aircraft damage:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||Larson AFB, Moses Lake, WA -
United States of America
|Departure airport:||Larson AFB, WA|
|Destination airport:||Larson AFB, WA|
|Confidence Rating:|| Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources|
Aircraft had earlier collided, over Mullan Pass, Idaho, with KC-135 tanker from 22nd Air Refueling Squadron, 92nd Bomb Wing, Fairchild AFB, during air‑to air refuelling. Starboard wing failed and aircraft caught fire during landing roll. Runway damaged. The KC-135's refueling probe had pierced the B-52's wing over Montana. Reported as 10 crew on board all survived OK. The KC-135 involved landed at Fairchild AFB.
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.mil-veh.org/archives/05-09/0968.html
||Updated [Operator, Destination airport]|
||Dr. John Smith
||Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Source, Narrative]|
||Updated [Operator, Source, Narrative]|
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