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Last updated: 14 October 2019
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Datum:Montag 4 Januar 1965
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic K35A model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing KC-135A Stratotanker
Fluggesellschaft:United States Air Force - USAF
Kennzeichen: 61-0265
Werknummer: 18172/487
Baujahr: 1961-08-25 (3 years 4 months)
Betriebsstunden:1353
Triebwerk: 4 Pratt & Whitney J57-P
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 4 / Insassen: 4
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 4 / Insassen: 4
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:3 km (1.9 Meilen) von Limestone-Loring AFB, ME (LIZ) (   USA)
Flugphase: Anfangssteigflug (ICL)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Limestone-Loring AFB, ME (LIZ), USA
Flug nach:?
Unfallbericht:
Crashed after takeoff when then #3 engine drag brace failed, causing the engine to rotate over the upper strut mounts and separation of #3 and #4 engines before impact.

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


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