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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 48393
Last updated: 15 March 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic B52 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing B-52E-90-BO Stratofortress
Owner/operator:6th BWg USAF (6th Bomb Wingg United States Air Force)
Registration: 56-0655
C/n / msn: 17338
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 0
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Roswell-Walker AFB, New Mexico -   United States of America
Phase: Standing
Departure airport:Roswell-Walker AFB, NM
Destination airport:
Destroyed by fire on November 19 1963 during maintenance whilst parked at Walker AFB, New Mexico. No casualties reported. At least one member of the maint. team was pinned by a collapsed wing & burned to death. The Crew Chief dove out of a cockpit window & suffered a fractured spine.


Revision history:

07-Nov-2008 10:15 ASN archive Added
02-Nov-2009 08:00 JINX Updated
15-Feb-2013 22:57 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location, Source, Narrative]
31-Jan-2019 16:42 wf Updated [Location, Departure airport, Narrative]
22-Apr-2019 14:25 Anon. Updated [Total fatalities, Narrative]
11-Mar-2020 16:29 DG333 Updated [Operator, Operator]

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