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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 233564
Last updated: 2 April 2020
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Date:09-JAN-1961
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic b47 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing RB-47E Stratojet
Owner/operator:4347th Combat Crew Trg USAF (4347th Combat Crew Trg United States Air Force)
Registration: 52-0766
C/n / msn: 450987
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:McConnell Air Force Base (KIAB), Wichita, Kansas, -   United States of America
Phase: Take off
Nature:Military
Departure airport:McConnell AFB (KIAB) KS
Destination airport:-
Narrative:
Following a touch and go landing, during a training exercise, the right wing contacted the ground when climbing out causing the aircraft to cartwheel and crash
The three aircrew, Instructor Pilot-Captain B Foster, Student-2nd. Lt. R Robinsky and Student-1st Lt. J S Keller perished in the crash.

Sources:

B.47.com, https://www.joebaugher.com, Newspapers.com
Salina Journal, KS - 10th January 1961
Parsons Sun, KS - 10th January 1961
Lola Register, KS - 10th January 961


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
04-Mar-2020 12:30 Peter Clarke Added
25-Mar-2020 14:17 Xindel XL Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Operator]

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