ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 48384
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Narrative:Aircraft went into clouds shortly after take-off & came out of clouds inverted diving into ground. Cause of accident may have been failure of artificial horizon.
|Date:||Monday 23 December 1963|
Boeing B-52F-105-BO Stratofortress
|Owner/operator:||454 BW USAF|
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 9 / Occupants: 9|
|Aircraft damage:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||near Aberdeen, Monroe County, MS -
United States of America
|Phase:|| Initial climb|
|Departure airport:||Columbus AFB, MS|
|Confidence Rating:|| Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources|
Pilot/Commander:Maj Karl M Funk USAF killed.
Co-pilot:Capt Elbert J Andoe USAF killed.
Co-pilot:2nd/Lt Leonard J LeRose USAF killed.
Nav:1st/Lt Anthony J Lenzi USAF killed.
Nav:1st/Lt Harry L Grebe USAF killed.
Nav/Inst:Capt Harry E Bell USAF killed.
Rad/Nav:Capt Fred R Curtis USAF killed.
EWO:1st/Lt Liam Rafferty USAF killed.
AG:M/Sgt Lacy Potter USAF killed.
http://web.archive.org/web/20171101061754/http://www.ejection-history.org.uk:80/aircraft_by_type/b52_stratofortress.htm https://www.findagrave.com/page=gr&GRid=77329571 http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/1957.html www.mil-veh.org/archives/05-09/0968.html www.baaa-acro.com/archives/1963-JUL-DEC.htm https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aberdeen,_Mississippi
||Updated [Operator, Source, Narrative]|
||Updated [Operator, Location]|
||Updated [Location, Narrative]|
||Dr. John Smith
||Updated [Location, Departure airport, Source]|
||Anthony Lenzi Friedr
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