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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 156279
Last updated: 2 April 2020
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Date:06-JAN-1955
Time:12:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic b47 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing B-47B Stratojet
Owner/operator:United States Air Force (USAF), 3520th Combat Crew Tra
Registration: 51-2086
C/n / msn: 450139
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:1 mile east of Braman, North Oklahoma, -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:McConnell Air Force Base (KIAB), Wichita, Kansas,
Destination airport:McConnell Air Force Base (KIAB), Wichita, Kansas,
Narrative:
Crashed and burnt during training flight.

The aircraft was seen to barrel-roll before crashing and exploding 1 mile East of Braman, Kay County, North Oklahoma, 8 miles South of the Kansas border and 100 miles North of Oklhoma City.
killing, Capt. Wayne E. Andrew, Aircraft Commander, 1st. Lt. Joseph C. Cook, Co-pilot and Capt. William C. Berry, Observer.

Sources:

- JF Baugher
Youngstown Vindicator 7 January 1955, p1+6

B.47.com, https://www.joebaugher.com, Newspapers.com
The Waco News-Tribune, TX - 7th January 1955
Valley Morning Star, TX - 7th January 1955
Great Bend Tribune, KS - 7th January 1955
Clovis News-Journal, NM - 7th January 1955
The Ponca City News OK - 6th January 1955


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
05-Jun-2013 16:07 Uli Elch Added
05-Jun-2013 16:44 Uli Elch Updated [Date, Registration, Cn, Location, Country, Narrative]
08-Jun-2019 20:20 TB Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Source, Narrative]
26-Mar-2020 07:35 Peter Clarke Updated [Time, Operator, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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