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Last updated: 29 March 2020
Datum:Dienstag 23 Oktober 1962
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic C135 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing C-135B Stratolifter
Fluggesellschaft:United States Air Force - USAF
Kennzeichen: 62-4136
Werknummer: 18476/C42
Baujahr: 1962-07-03 (4 months)
Triebwerk: 4 Pratt & Whitney TF33-P-5
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 7 / Insassen: 7
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 7 / Insassen: 7
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Guantánamo NAS (NBW) (   Kuba)
Flugphase: Annäherung (APR)
Flug von:Wrightstown-McGuire AFB, NJ (WRI/KWRI), USA
Flug nach:Guantánamo NAS (NBW/MUGM), Kuba
Stalled and crashed short of runway on final approach.

» Boeing KC-135 Stratotanker: More Than Just a Tanker (Aerofax Series) / Robert S Hopkins, III


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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 Wrightstown-McGuire AFB, NJ to Guantánamo NAS as the crow flies is 2221 km (1388 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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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