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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 174448
Last updated: 20 November 2019
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Date:28-JAN-2014
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic B52 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing B-52H Stratofortress
Owner/operator:USAF (United States Air Force)
Registration:
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location: -   United States of America
Phase: Standing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
During service oxygen leak cause a fire. Two servicemen were injured. Because of high cost of repair the Global Strike Command decided that best solution was to renovate and replace this machine with another from boneyard in Davis-Monthan AFB (AZ). It will be the B-52H 'Ghost Rider".

Sources:

https://www.militarytimes.com/story/military/pentagon/2015/02/19/b52-comes-back-from-the-boneyard/23675305/


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
11-Mar-2015 21:13 plcedi Added
11-Mar-2015 21:13 harro Updated [Aircraft type]
15-Sep-2015 18:38 Anon. Updated [Narrative]

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