ASN logo
ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 48396
Last updated: 17 August 2020
This information is added by users of ASN. Neither ASN nor the Flight Safety Foundation are responsible for the completeness or correctness of this information. If you feel this information is incomplete or incorrect, you can submit corrected information.

Date:29-JUL-1958
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic B52 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing B-52D-60-BO Stratofortress
Owner/operator:United States Air Force (USAF)
Registration: 55-0093
C/n / msn: 17209
Fatalities:Fatalities: 8 / Occupants: 9
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:3 mi S of Limestone-Loring AFB, ME -   United States of America
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Limestone-Loring AFB, ME
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Elevator trim excursion after touch and go landing. Crashed into grain field at Harry Moor Farm in bad weather.

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/1955.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
07-Nov-2008 10:15 ASN archive Added
26-Oct-2009 10:26 JINX Updated
26-Oct-2009 10:30 JINX Updated
15-Feb-2013 13:09 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
26-May-2013 10:46 Gwyneth Pruden Updated [[Operator, Total fatalities, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]]
29-Aug-2013 12:59 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
31-Jan-2019 15:34 wf Updated [Aircraft type, Location, Departure airport]

Corrections or additions? ... Edit this accident description