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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 223793
Last updated: 31 May 2019
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Date:08-MAY-1957
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic b50 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing KB-50
Owner/operator:United States Air Force (USAF)
Registration:
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 8
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:100 mi SW of Tokyo -   Japan
Phase:
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Crashed in the Pacific Ocean. Three bailed out and picked up by Japanese fishing and ferry boats. Five missing.

Sources:

Santa Cruz Sentinel 8 May 1957, p8
Youngstown Vindicator 9 May 1957, p16


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
08-Apr-2019 14:43 TB Added
31-May-2019 21:17 TB Updated [Total fatalities, Source, Narrative]

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