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Last updated: 24 October 2020
Estado:
Fecha:martes 5 marzo 1974
Hora:16:30
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic K35A model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing KC-135 Stratotanker
Operador:United States Air Force - USAF
Registración: registration unknown
Numéro de série:
Año de Construcción:
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 1 / Ocupantes: 8
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 25
Total:Fatalidades: 1 / Ocupantes: 33
Daños en la Aeronave: Menor
Consecuencias: Repaired
Ubicación:64 km (40 milles) SE of Fort Nelson, BC (   Canadá)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:Fairbanks-Eielson AFB, AK (EIL/PAEI), Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Fort Worth-Carswell AFB, TX (FWH/KNFW), Estados Unidos de América
Descripción:
A Boeing KC-135 Stratotanker tanker plane sustain minor damage in an explosive decompression en route over Canada. The aircraft was carrying 25 passengers and eight crew men, all military personnel. One crew member sustained fatal injuries.
The accident happened when a small window blew out at an altitude of 35.000 feet. An emergency landing was carried out at Edmonton, Canada.

Fuentes:
» Lodi News-Sentinel - Mar 6, 1974


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Distance from Fairbanks-Eielson AFB, AK to Fort Worth-Carswell AFB, TX as the crow flies is 4830 km (3019 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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