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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 233545
Last updated: 2 April 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic b47 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing B-47E Stratojet
Owner/operator:306th BWg USAF (306th Bomb Wingg United States Air Force)
Registration: 51-2377
C/n / msn: 450430
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Hominy Creek, Tulsa County, Oklahoma -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Departure airport:MacDill AFB (KMCF) Tampa, Florida
Destination airport:Tulsa International Airport (KTUL) OK
The aircraft was on a ferry flight from MacDill AFB, Florida to the Boeing Plant at Tulsa Airport, Oklahoma for modifications when the aircraft suffered an explosion at 02:00 hrs. at 8000 ft.
The aircraft crashed in flames and exploded on a hill near Homily Creek, Oklahoma, 8 miles West of Skiatook and 15 miles North of Tulsa.
The three aircrew, Pilot-Captain J A Duncan, Co-Pilot-Captain A E Black and Navigator-Captain W J Morrison ejected and parachuted to safety suffering only minor injuries.

The Daily Oklahoman - 21st January 1962
Seminole Producer, OK - 21st January 1962
Pauls Valley Daily, OK - 21st January 962
Democrat, OK - 21st January 1962
The Cushing Daily Citizen January 1962

Revision history:

04-Mar-2020 06:59 Peter Clarke Added
25-Mar-2020 14:34 Xindel XL Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative, Operator]

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