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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 234447
Last updated: 23 July 2020
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Date:08-JAN-1954
Time:night
Type:Silhouette image of generic b47 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing B-47B Stratojet
Owner/operator:3520th CCTW USAF (3520th CCTW United States Air Force)
Registration: 51-2089
C/n / msn: 450142
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:McConnell AFB (KIAB) Wichita, Kansas, -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:McConnell AFB (KIAB) Wichita, Kansas
Destination airport:McConnell AFB (KIAB) Wichita, Kansas
Narrative:
The aircraft, when on the approach to landing, crashed in flames at the end of the runway after a routine training mission, killing, Lt. Charles R. Hogan, Pilot and Lt. Dale D. Smith, Co-pilot. Capt. Harold L. Pristi , Observer, survived the crash with injuries, through being seated in the rear of the aircraft.

Sources:

B.47.com, https://www.joebaugher.com, Newspapers.com
The Tribune, Coshocton OH - 10th January 1954
The Marion Star OH - 9th January 1954
Lincoln Star NE - 9th January 1954
Oshkosh Northwestern WI - 9th January 1954
The Evening Sun MD - 9th January 1954


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Mar-2020 17:06 Peter Clarke Added
06-Jul-2020 10:25 Digger Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Operator]

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