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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 217886
Last updated: 14 May 2021
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Date:13-APR-1971
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic CNBR model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Martin EB-57A Canberra
Owner/operator:United States Air Force - USAF (United States Air Force - USAF)
Registration: 52-1490
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Great Salt Lake, west of Hill AFB, UT -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Aircraft impacted Salt Lake, Aircraft written off total loss. Both crewmembers killed.
Pilot: Major Geritt Van Vliet, 39
Navigator: Lt Col George LeGarde, 43

Sources:

Capt. R.H. Thompson, Organizational Maintenance Officer, 4677th Defense Systems Evaluation Squadron, OMS, 1970-72.
http://www.forgottenjets.warbirdsresourcegroup.org/B-57.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
15-Nov-2018 20:05 Wtmaster Added
18-Nov-2018 07:51 Wtmaster Updated [Source, Narrative]
14-May-2021 06:01 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Source]

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