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Last updated: 20 October 2020
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Datum:Freitag 19 Dezember 1969
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: 56-3629
Werknummer: 17378/68
Baujahr: 1958-03-18 (11 years 9 months)
Betriebsstunden:6794
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:vom Land entfernt von Ching Chuan Kang Air Base (   Taiwan)
Flugphase: Anfangssteigflug (ICL)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Ching Chuan Kang Air Base (RCMQ), Taiwan
Flug nach:Ching Chuan Kang Air Base (RCMQ), Taiwan
Unfallbericht:
Crashed into the sea during climb out due to extremely low level windshear. The airplane was one of four departing on a refuelling mission over the South China Sea.

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


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