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Last updated: 28 February 2020
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Datum:woensdag 19 september 1979
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: 58-0127
Constructienummer: 17872/342
Bouwjaar: 1959-11-12 (19 years 11 months)
Aantal vlieguren:8046
Motoren: 4 Pratt & Whitney J57-P
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 5 / inzittenden: 7
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 5 / inzittenden: 7
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Merced-Castle AFB, CA (MER) (   Verenigde Staten)
Fase: Landing (LDG)
Soort vlucht:Militair
Vliegveld van vertrek:Merced-Castle AFB, CA (MER/KMER), Verenigde Staten
Vliegveld van aankomst:Merced-Castle AFB, CA (MER/KMER), Verenigde Staten
Beschrijving:
Crashed during a touch-and-go exercise after a training flight.

Bronnen:
» 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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