ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 48394
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Narrative:Crashed after being hit by SA-2 SAM & lost all four engines on left wing over North Vietnam during Linebacker II.
|Date:||Wednesday 27 December 1972|
Boeing B-52D-75-BO Stratofortress
|Owner/operator:||7 BW/assig.to 307 SW USAF|
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 6|
|Aircraft damage:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||near U-Tapao AB -
|Confidence Rating:|| Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources|
Crew:From 28th BW. Picked up by two SAR helicopters about 15 miles SW of Nakhon Phanom
Pilot/Commander:Capt John Mize USAF wounded by shrapnel in left leg ejected once
Nav:Lt William Robinson USAF (ejection seat malfunction), bailed out manually.
Co-pilot:Capt Terrence Gruters USAF ejected.
EWO:Capt Dennis Anderson USAF ejected.
Rad/Nav:Capt William North USAF ejected.
AG:T/Sgt Peter E Whalen USAF ejected
- JF Baugher
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