ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 48337
Last updated: 20 April 2014
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Date:19-JAN-1961
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic B52 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing B-52B-35-BO Stratofortress
Owner/operator:334th BS, 95th Bomb Wing, USAF
Registration: 53-0390
C/n / msn: 16869
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 7
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:north of Montichello, Utah -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Biggs AFB, TX
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Boeing B-52B-35-BO Stratofortress, 53-0390, c/n 16869, call sign FELON 22 of the 334th Bomb Squadron, 95th Bomb Wing, Biggs AFB, Texas, crashed January 19, 1961 due to turbulence‑induced structural failure at high level, just north of Monticello, Utah.

Six of the seven crew survived: Capt. John P. Marsh (pilot), 1st Lt. Thomas A. Stout (co-pilot) bailed-out or ejected. Capt. Harold S. Bonneville (radar navigator) 2nd Lt. Jerome R. Calvert (navigator) bailed-out or ejected. 1st Lt. Ivan G. Petty (electronic warfare officer), T/Sgt. David A. Forsythe (gunner) and S/Sgt. Lionel A. Terry (flight engineer) had parachuted to safety, but the latter died of exposure

Sources:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_accidents_and_incidents_involving_military_aircraft_(1960%E2%80%931974)#1961
http://www.ejection-history.org.uk/Aircraft_by_Type/b52_stratofortress.htm
http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/1953.html
http://www.angelfire.com/dc/jinxx1/images/95th_BW.html
http://www.mwrforum.net/forums/showthread.php?p=181182


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
07-Nov-2008 10:15 ASN archive Added
25-Oct-2009 22:12 JINX Updated
12-Feb-2013 14:56 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Total occupants, Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
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