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Last updated: 16 November 2018
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Datum:Donnerstag 18 Juli 1957
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic C97 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing KC-97G-28-BO Stratofreighter
Fluggesellschaft:United States Air Force - USAF
Kennzeichen: 52-2737
Werknummer: 16768
Baujahr:
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 5 / Insassen: 8
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 5 / Insassen: 8
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:2,5 km (1.6 Meilen) vom Land entfernt von Port Kent, NY (   USA)
Flugphase: Anfangssteigflug (ICL)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Plattsburgh AFB, NY (PBG/KPBG), USA
Flug nach:?
Unfallbericht:
The KC-97G airplane lost engine power on two engines during takeoff. The plane subsequently crashed in Lake Champlain.

Informationsquelle:
» US Crashes 1950-2002 / Jan van Waarde


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