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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 258971
Last updated: 14 May 2021
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Date:19-MAY-1962
Time:day
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: 55-4236
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:ca 1 mi NE of Elmendorf AFB, AK -   United States of America
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Demo/Airshow/Display
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Crashed in a wooded area, making a strafing-run during Armed Forces Day. Crew killed. Airplane did not burn.

Sources:

Youngstown Vindicator 20 May 1962, p1
http://www.forgottenjets.warbirdsresourcegroup.org/B-57.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
05-May-2021 17:48 TB Added
14-May-2021 05:55 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Source]

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