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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 48394
Last updated: 25 December 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic B52 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing B-52D-75-BO Stratofortress
Owner/operator:7 BW/ 307 SW USAF (7 BW/ 307 SW United States Air Force)
Registration: 56-0599
C/n / msn: 17282
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 6
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near U-Tapao AB -   Thailand
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Crashed after being hit by SA-2 SAM & lost all four engines on left wing over North Vietnam during Linebacker II.

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

Revision history:

07-Nov-2008 10:15 ASN archive Added
31-Oct-2009 12:44 JINX Updated
10-Jan-2012 10:02 Uli Elch Updated [Operator, Source, Narrative]
10-Jan-2012 10:05 Uli Elch Updated [Operator]
12-Feb-2012 03:26 Nepa Updated [Operator]
31-Jan-2019 21:13 wf Updated [Location, Narrative]

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