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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 48383
Last updated: 11 April 2021
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Date:15-OCT-1959
Time:night
Type:Silhouette image of generic B52 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing B-52F-100-BO Stratofortress
Owner/operator:United States Air Force (USAF)
Registration: 57-0036
C/n / msn: 17430
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 8
Other fatalities:4
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Hardinsburg, KY -   United States of America
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Crashed after mid-air collision with KC-135 57-1513 during airborne alert duty at 32,000ft . Shortly after the B-52 began refueling from the KC-135, the two aircraft collided.

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/1957.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
07-Nov-2008 10:15 ASN archive Added
03-Nov-2009 08:18 JINX Updated
15-Feb-2013 16:31 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source, Narrative]
29-Aug-2013 17:10 TB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
31-Jan-2019 16:03 wf Updated [Aircraft type]

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