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Last updated: 29 October 2020
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Datum:vrijdag 19 december 1969
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: 56-3629
Constructienummer: 17378/68
Bouwjaar: 1958-03-18 (11 years 9 months)
Aantal vlieguren:6794
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:van Ching Chuan Kang Air Base (   Taiwan)
Fase: InitiŽle klim (ICL)
Soort vlucht:Militair
Vliegveld van vertrek:Ching Chuan Kang Air Base (RCMQ), Taiwan
Vliegveld van aankomst:Ching Chuan Kang Air Base (RCMQ), Taiwan
Beschrijving:
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.

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


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