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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 48321
Last updated: 21 March 2021
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Time:22:55 MST
Type:Silhouette image of generic B52 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing B-52D-65-BO Stratofortress
Owner/operator:United States Air Force (USAF)
Registration: 55-0108
C/n / msn: 17224
Fatalities:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 7
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:60 mi S of Glasgow AFB, MT -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Larson AFB, WA
Destination airport:Larson AFB, WA
Crashed while on night low‑level mission in Montana. Mission was to make two low-level entry points for training a new navigator and testing ground avoidance equipment. The first entry point was the Flint Rock Oil Burner Run where plane was flying a most level flight path missing the first knoll at 2550' elevation, continued until contacting a second knoll approximately 300' farther on the line of flight where plane disintegrated.


Department of Air Force Staff Message Branch

Revision history:

07-Nov-2008 10:15 ASN archive Added
29-Oct-2009 13:35 JINX Updated
12-Mar-2012 22:55 cpizze1 Updated [Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
14-Dec-2012 12:55 cpizze1 Updated [Narrative]
16-Feb-2013 15:50 Dr. John Smith Updated [Departure airport, Destination airport, Source]
06-Jun-2015 16:37 Shout Updated [Operator]
26-Dec-2016 18:52 TB Updated [Operator, Location, Narrative]

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