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Last updated: 14 December 2019
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Datum:Dienstag 22 Januar 1957
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic C97 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing KC-97G Stratofreighter
Fluggesellschaft:United States Air Force - USAF
Kennzeichen: 53-0222
Werknummer: 17004
Baujahr:
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 7 / Insassen: 7
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 7 / Insassen: 7
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:45 km (28.1 Meilen) NE of Rome-Griffiss AFB, NY (RME) (   USA)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Springfield-Westover AFB, MA (CEF/KCEF), USA
Flug nach:Rome-Griffiss AFB, NY (RME/KRME), USA
Unfallbericht:
The KC-97G of the 384th Air Refueling Squadron (AREFS) departed Westover AFB at 13:30 on a refueling training mission. The airplane crashed in the snow-covered Adirondack mountain foothills.

Informationsquelle:
» Chronology of the 4050th Air Refueling Wing (AREFWG) Westover AFB, Massachusetts October 1955-April 1957 compiled by Tom Hildreth


Fotos

photo of Boeing-KC-97G-Stratofreighter-53-0222
accident date: 22-01-1957
type: Boeing KC-97G Stratofreighter
registration: 53-0222
photo of Boeing-KC-97G-Stratofreighter-53-0222
accident date: 22-01-1957
type: Boeing KC-97G Stratofreighter
registration: 53-0222
 

Map
This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Springfield-Westover AFB, MA to Rome-Griffiss AFB, NY as the crow flies is 260 km (162 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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