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Last updated: 12 August 2020
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Fecha:lunes 11 mayo 1964
Hora:19:20
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic C135 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing C-135B Stratolifter
Operador:United States Air Force - USAF
Registración: 61-0332
Numéro de série: 18239/C17
Año de Construcción: 1962-02-02 (2 years 3 months)
Motores: 4 Pratt & Whitney TF33-P-5
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 5 / Ocupantes: 10
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 74 / Ocupantes: 74
Total:Fatalidades: 79 / Ocupantes: 84
Víctimas en Tierra:Fatalidades: 1
Daños en la Aeronave: Destruido
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Angeles City-Clark Air Base (CRK) (   Filipinas)
Elevación del lugar del accidente: 148 m (486 feet) amsl
Fase: Aproximación (APR)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:Honolulu-Hickam AFB, HI (HIK), Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Angeles City-Clark Air Base (CRK/RPMK), Filipinas
Descripción:
The C-135 aircraft was on a MATS flight from Fairfield-Travis AFB, CA (SUU) to Clark Air Base in the Philippines via Honolulu-Hickam AFB, HI (HIK). Thunderstorms were in the area as the flight approached Clark AB. An indefinite ceiling was at 300 feet and visibility was 2000 m. The crew carried out a PAR approach to runway 02. The aircraft descended below the glidepath and the crew were urged to initiate go around as the C-135 had descended below the PAR lower safety limit. By then the co-pilot had the runway in sight and the approach was continued. On finals, the undercarriage struck the perimeter fence. The airplane struck a TACAN facility , hit the ground and slid across a road, striking a cab and killing the driver. The airplane broke up and caught fire.

Fuentes:
» U.S. Plane Crashes Near Manila, 71 Of 83 Are Dead (The Sheboygan Press Monday, May 11, 1964)
» Military aviation disasters : significant losses since 1908 / D. Gero, 1999


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Distance from Honolulu-Hickam AFB, HI to Angeles City-Clark Air Base as the crow flies is 8492 km (5308 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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