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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 48339
Last updated: 3 August 2020
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Date:06-NOV-1957
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic B52 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing B-52B-30-BO Stratofortress
Owner/operator:United States Air Force (USAF)
Registration: 53-0382
C/n / msn: 16861
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Merced-Castle AFB, CA -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Merced-Castle AFB, CA
Destination airport:Merced-Castle AFB, CA
Narrative:
Landing gear lever latch failed during touch & go landing, resulting in gear retracting while still on runway.

Sources:

Scamble 252
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/1953.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
07-Nov-2008 10:15 ASN archive Added
25-Oct-2009 22:06 JINX Updated
26-Oct-2009 10:33 JINX Updated
15-Feb-2013 11:43 Dr. John Smith Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Source, Narrative]
29-Aug-2013 09:45 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Total occupants, Source, Narrative]
31-Jan-2019 15:22 wf Updated [Aircraft type, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport]

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