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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 176164
Last updated: 9 November 2019
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Date:13-AUG-1964
Time:evening
Type:Silhouette image of generic b50 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing KB-50 Superfortress
Owner/operator:United States Air Force (USAF)
Registration:
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 11
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:NE Japan -   Japan
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Misawa
Destination airport:Yokota
Narrative:
Refuelling airplane crashed in mountains. Crew bailed out.
The KB50's were at Tan Son Nhut outside of Saigon (probably at least 5 of them). I was with 33rd A&E on TDY from Yokota Japan. We were all (including the refuling crew) living at a hotel downtown Saigon. My dad S/SGT was killed in that crash. All of them were stationed in Yokota Japan

Sources:

The Spokesman-Review 14 August 1964, p2


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
16-May-2015 20:07 TB Added
29-May-2018 15:25 Philpet43 Updated [Narrative]
10-Apr-2019 11:33 KathyRobert8 Updated [Narrative]

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