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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 201603
Last updated: 17 November 2019
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Date:07-JAN-1958
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic C97 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing KC-97 Stratotanker
Owner/operator:United States Air Force (USAF)
Registration: 53-336
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 6
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Homestead AFB, FL -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Forced landing in the Everglades after running out of fuel. One killed and one critical injured. Four bailed out. Airplane warned away from Homestead AFB due to weather, but was unable to reach another airport.

Sources:

Youngstown Vindicator 7 January 1958, p1
The Windsor Daily Star 7 Janury 1958, p1
http://cgibin.rcn.com/jeremy.k/cgi-bin/gzUsafSearch.pl?target=&content=C-97


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
22-Nov-2017 14:37 TB Added
20-Dec-2017 12:54 TB Updated [Source]
28-Jan-2018 18:28 j155 Updated [Registration, Phase, Source]

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