Incident Boeing B-52B-30-BO Stratofortress 53-0382,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 48339
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Date:Wednesday 6 November 1957
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
MSN: 16861
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Merced-Castle AFB, CA -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:Merced-Castle AFB, CA
Destination airport:Merced-Castle AFB, CA
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Landing gear lever latch failed during touch & go landing, resulting in gear retracting while still on runway.


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Revision history:

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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