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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 48403
Last updated: 10 March 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic B52 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing B-52D-65-BO Stratofortress
Owner/operator:306th BWg /4252th SWg USAF (306th Bomb Wingg /4252th SWg United States Air Force)
Registration: 55-0115
C/n / msn: 17231
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 7
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Kadena AB, Okinawa -   Japan
Phase: Approach
Departure airport:Kadena AB, Okinawa
Destination airport:Kadena AB, Okinawa
B-52D s/n 55‑0115 of 306th BW, Kadena AB, attached to 4252th SW. Overshot runway on landing approach to Kadena AB on Decewmber 3 1968. Destroyed by fire, remnants salvaged February 1 1969. No casualties reported.

Sources: (Scamble 253)

Revision history:

07-Nov-2008 10:15 ASN archive Added
30-Oct-2009 09:12 JINX Updated
17-Feb-2013 19:15 Dr. John Smith Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
07-Feb-2020 10:04 Iwosh Updated [Operator, Operator]
23-Nov-2020 12:47 Anon. Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Destination airport, Operator]

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