ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 48313
Last updated: 22 May 2013
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Narrative:Crashed and destroyed at August Kahl Farm, Invergrover Heights, 10 miles South of St Paul, Minnesota, on September 16 1958, due to flight control failure which led to tail separation. Only one crew member survived. Several local farm family members injured. There is a plaque on a piece of granite at the site of the crash commemorating the crash and the victims who lost their lives that night.
Boeing B-52D-20-BW Stratofortress
|Operator:||70th BS, 42nd BW, USAF|
|C/n / msn:|| 464017|
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 8|
|Airplane damage:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||August Kahl Farm, Invergrover Heights, 10 miles S of St Paul, MN -
United States of America
|Phase:|| En route|
|Departure airport:||Loring AFB, Limestone, Maine|
Pilot:Capt Williamm C. Horstman USAF killed.
Nav:Capt Richard J Cantwell USAF killed.
Maj Surles O Gillespie Jr USAF killed.
Lt.William F Huskey USAF killed.
Inst:Capt James D Taylor USAF killed.
Inst:Capt Bernard D Lanois USAF killed.
Capt Jack D Craft USAF - sole survivor
T/Sgt Leon R Lew USAF killed.
http://www.ejection-history.org.uk/Aircraft_by_Type/b52_stratofortress.htm http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/1955.html http://b52stratofortressassociation.yuku.com/topic/16#. http://www.mil-veh.org/archives/05-09/0968.html
||Dr. John Smith
||Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]|
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