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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 233571
Last updated: 13 May 2021
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Date:09-SEP-1962
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic CNBR model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Martin B-57E Canberra
Owner/operator:United States Air Force (USAF)
Registration: 55-4234
MSN: 336
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Tinker AFB, OK -   United States of America
Phase: Take off
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Tinker AFB, OK (KTIK)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The B-57 Canberra bomber crashed in the Midwest City suburb of Oklahoma City about two minutes after take off from Tinker AFB. Major Thomas J. Deegan (37) and A1C Bobbie L. Rolland (25) died.

Note: some sources mistakenly give the B-47E Statojet 54-4234 as involved, but this one was transfered to MASDC 25 OCT 1965.

Sources:

Youngstown Vindicator 10 September 1962, p16
The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette 10 September 1962, p1
http://www.forgottenjets.warbirdsresourcegroup.org/B-57.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
04-Mar-2020 15:01 Peter Clarke Added
25-Mar-2020 14:40 Anon. Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Operator]
12-May-2021 20:21 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
13-May-2021 06:05 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Source, Narrative]
13-May-2021 07:18 TB Updated [Cn, Destination airport, Narrative]

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