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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 69712
Last updated: 9 April 2020
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Date:17-MAR-1976
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic CNBR model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Martin EB-57B Canberra
Owner/operator:United States Air Force - USAF (United States Air Force - USAF)
Registration: 52-1571
C/n / msn: ?
Fatalities:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Tyndall AFB, FL -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Written off, no further details.
Aircraft was a target aircraft on a low level intercept training mission in the PAM MOA.
The B-57 was descended to minimum assignable altitude (2000ft) for a peacetime mission. When the F-106 was turned toward the target the pilot reported a black cloud of smoke from the last known position of the B-57. The accident investigation board determined that the B-57 suffered a catastrophic engine failure that severely damaged the wing.






Sources:

- JF Baugher


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
11-Jan-2012 07:19 Uli Elch Updated [Cn, Operator, Location, Country, Phase, Source, Narrative]
23-Aug-2013 09:13 Uli Elch Updated [Operator, Location, Narrative]
27-Aug-2017 06:28 RicHump Updated [Phase, Narrative]

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