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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 48337
Last updated: 21 May 2018
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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 (334th BS, 95th Bomb Wing, United States Air Force)
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
Departure airport:Biggs AFB, TX
Destination airport:
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


Revision history:

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 fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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