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Last updated: 27 February 2020
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Datum:Mittwoch 19 September 1979
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: 58-0127
Werknummer: 17872/342
Baujahr: 1959-11-12 (19 years 11 months)
Betriebsstunden:8046
Triebwerk: 4 Pratt & Whitney J57-P
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 5 / Insassen: 7
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 5 / Insassen: 7
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Merced-Castle AFB, CA (MER) (   USA)
Flugphase: Landung (LDG)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Merced-Castle AFB, CA (MER/KMER), USA
Flug nach:Merced-Castle AFB, CA (MER/KMER), USA
Unfallbericht:
Crashed during a touch-and-go exercise after a training flight.

Informationsquelle:
» Spokane Daily Chronicle - Sep 20, 1979
» Boeing KC-135 Stratotanker: More Than Just a Tanker (Aerofax Series) / Robert S Hopkins, III


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