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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 48319
Last updated: 8 April 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic B52 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing B-52D-60-BO Stratofortress
Owner/operator:United States Air Force (USAF)
Registration: 55-0102
C/n / msn: 17218
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Limestone-Loring AFB, ME -   United States of America
Phase: Standing
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Destroyed by fire on ground when a fuel leak ignited whilst aircraft was parked and being serviced; crew chief attempted to start the engines without "pulling the circuit breaker" first, leading to a spark, which ignited the fuel.


Revision history:

07-Nov-2008 10:15 ASN archive Added
26-Oct-2009 05:32 JINX Updated
26-Oct-2009 10:28 JINX Updated
15-Feb-2013 12:56 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
02-Aug-2013 11:20 Anon. Updated [Embed code]
29-Aug-2013 12:50 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Departure airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
31-Jan-2019 15:30 wf Updated [Aircraft type, Location]

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