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Last updated: 22 February 2020
Fecha:miércoles 8 agosto 1962
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic K35A model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing KC-135A Stratotanker
Operador:United States Air Force - USAF
Registración: 55-3144
Numéro de série: 17260/27
Año de Construcción: 1957-10-16 (4 years 10 months)
Motores: 4 Pratt & Whitney J57-P
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 3 / Ocupantes: 3
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 3 / Ocupantes: 3
Daños en la Aeronave: Destruido
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Bedford-Hanscom Field, MA (BED) (   Estados Unidos de América)
Elevación del lugar del accidente: 41 m (135 feet) amsl
Fase: Aproximación (APR)
Aeropuerto de Salida:Dayton-Wright Patterson AFB, OH (FFO/KFFO), Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Bedford-Hanscom Field, MA (BED/KBED), Estados Unidos de América
The KC-135 departed on a flight from Wright Patterson AFB (FFO) to Bedford-Hanscom Field, MA (BED) for modification of test equipment. On approach it clipped the tops of telephone poles and crashed into a boulder.


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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 Dayton-Wright Patterson AFB, OH to Bedford-Hanscom Field, MA as the crow flies is 1099 km (687 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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