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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 48398
Last updated: 6 February 2021
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Date:23-JUN-1959
Time:c. 12:00 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic B52 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing B-52D Stratofortress
Owner/operator:Boeing Aircraft Inc
Registration: 56-0591
C/n / msn: 17274
Fatalities:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:32 mi W of Burns, OR -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Test
Departure airport:Boeing Field, Seattle, WA (BFI/KBFI)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Crashed in the Ochoca National Forest during low-level flight tests due to failure of the horizontal stabilizer.

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/1956.html
http://www.historylink.org/index.cfm?DisplayPage=output.cfm&file_id=10063


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
07-Nov-2008 10:15 ASN archive Added
30-Oct-2009 23:06 JINX Updated
15-Feb-2013 16:08 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Operator, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
29-Aug-2013 16:53 TB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Location, Embed code, Narrative]

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