ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 48381
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Narrative:Flew into ground during night low‑level mission, hit top of a ridge during low‑level training flight and broke apart. Crashed into Hunt's Mesa on the Navajo reservation in northeastern Arizona 13 miles NE at Kayenta, AZ, USA. 6 out of 6 ejector seats worked, 7th occupant seated in jump seat without ejection capability. Survivors were picked up by helicopter Monument Valley.
|Date:||Tuesday 16 October 1984|
Boeing B-52G-80-BW Stratofortress
|Owner/operator:||92nd BWg USAF|
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 7|
|Aircraft damage:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||Hunt's Mesa, 13 miles NE of Kayenta, AZ -
United States of America
|Phase:|| En route|
|Departure airport:||Fairchild AFB|
|Destination airport:||Fairchild AFB|
|Confidence Rating:|| Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources|
Pilot/Commander:Capt Robert L Keeney USAF ejected.
Co-pilot:Lt Douglas J Schwartz USAF ejected.
Nav: Lt Kenneth O Portis USAF ejected.
Rad/Nav: Maj Eugene J Daspit USAF ejected.
EWO: Capt Sean M Yeronick USAF ejected.
Obs:Col William L Ivy USAF deputy commander for operations of 92nd BW
AG:Sgt David W Felix USAF ejected, turret did not stow & his legs were severed,
parachute failed to deploy killed.
http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/1957.html http://web.archive.org/web/20171101061754/http://www.ejection-history.org.uk:80/aircraft_by_type/b52_stratofortress.htm http://www.lostflights.com/Military-Aviation-Archaeology/101684-USAF-B-52G-57-6479/5643297_5Kkqpk
||Dr. John Smith
||Updated [Location, Source, Narrative]|
||Updated [Operator, Operator]|
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