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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 48331
Last updated: 19 June 2020
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Date:08-SEP-1958
Time:17:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic B52 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing B-52D-40-BW Stratofortress
Owner/operator:United States Air Force (USAF)
Registration: 56-0681
C/n / msn: 464052
Fatalities:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 8
Other fatalities:7
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:3 mi NE of Spokane-Fairchild AFB, WA -   United States of America
Phase: Approach
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Spokane-Fairchild AFB, WA
Destination airport:Spokane-Fairchild AFB, WA
Narrative:
Mid-air collision with B-52D 56-0661 about 1,000ft above the eastern approach to the runway. Both aircraft exploded and caught fire.

Sources:

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/1956.html
http://www.nampows.org/B-52.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
07-Nov-2008 10:15 ASN archive Added
02-Nov-2009 22:37 JINX Updated
15-Feb-2013 14:22 Dr. John Smith Updated [Total occupants, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
29-Aug-2013 13:07 TB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Other fatalities, Location, Narrative]
31-Jan-2019 15:39 wf Updated [Aircraft type, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport]

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