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Last updated: 22 October 2021
Fecha:miércoles 19 septiembre 1979
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic K35A model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing KC-135A Stratotanker
Operador:United States Air Force - USAF
Registración: 58-0127
Numéro de série: 17872/342
Año de Construcción: 1959-11-12 (19 years 11 months)
Horas Totales de la Célula:8046
Motores: 4 Pratt & Whitney J57-P
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 5 / Ocupantes: 7
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 5 / Ocupantes: 7
Daños en la Aeronave: Destruido
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Merced-Castle AFB, CA (MER) (   Estados Unidos de América)
Elevación del lugar del accidente: 58 m (190 feet) amsl
Fase: Aterrizaje (LDG)
Aeropuerto de Salida:Merced-Castle AFB, CA (MER/KMER), Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Merced-Castle AFB, CA (MER/KMER), Estados Unidos de América
Crashed during a touch-and-go exercise after a training flight.

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


photo of Boeing-KC-135A-Stratotanker-58-0127
accident date: 19-09-1979
type: Boeing KC-135A Stratotanker
registration: 58-0127


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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