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Last updated: 22 October 2019
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Datum:maandag 4 januari 1965
Type:Silhouette image of generic K35A model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing KC-135A Stratotanker
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:United States Air Force - USAF
Registratie: 61-0265
Constructienummer: 18172/487
Bouwjaar: 1961-08-25 (3 years 4 months)
Aantal vlieguren:1353
Motoren: 4 Pratt & Whitney J57-P
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 4 / inzittenden: 4
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 4 / inzittenden: 4
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:3 km (1.9 mijl) van Limestone-Loring AFB, ME (LIZ) (   Verenigde Staten)
Fase: InitiŽle klim (ICL)
Soort vlucht:Militair
Vliegveld van vertrek:Limestone-Loring AFB, ME (LIZ), Verenigde Staten
Vliegveld van aankomst:?
Beschrijving:
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.

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


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