ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 48319
Last updated: 25 November 2014
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Date:26-JUN-1958
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic B52 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing B-52D Stratofortress
Owner/operator:United States Air Force (USAF)
Registration: 55-0102
C/n / msn: 17218
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Loring AFB, ME -   United States of America
Phase: Standing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Destroyed by fire on ground when a fuel leak ignited whilst aircraft was parked and being serviced; crew chief attempted to start the engines without "pulling the circuit breaker" first, leading to a spark, which ignited the fuel.

Sources:
http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/1955.html
http://www.ejection-history.org.uk/Aircraft_by_Type/b52_stratofortress.htm


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
07-Nov-2008 10:15 ASN archive Added
26-Oct-2009 05:32 JINX Updated
26-Oct-2009 10:28 JINX Updated
15-Feb-2013 12:56 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
02-Aug-2013 11:20 68.170.119.202 Updated [Embed code]
29-Aug-2013 12:50 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Departure airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
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