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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 69735
Last updated: 5 May 2021
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Date:21-MAY-1962
Time:c. 12:40
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: 55-4297
MSN: 399
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:2 mi W of Highland Mills, NY -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:KSWF
Destination airport:KSWF
Narrative:
Written off, no further details.
Aircraft was assigned to the 4713th DSES at Stewart AFB, Newburgh, NY. The aircraft departed Stewart AFB, on a local training mission at 1210 local time. The base received a phone call at 1250 local time that one of their aircraft had crashed. Crew successfully ejected from the aircraft at approximately 6000 feet and were recovered shortly after landing with no injuries. Aircraft was destroyed on impact. Pilot- Capt. Charles R. Strain, 31. EWO - Capt. Bernard J. Mc Sherry, 30.

Sources:

- JF Baugher

-Newburgh 'Evening News' newspaper article, 22 May 1962.


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
11-Jan-2012 07:06 Uli Elch Updated [Cn, Operator, Location, Phase, Source, Narrative]
05-Feb-2015 13:35 Av8er Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
05-Feb-2015 19:47 Av8er Updated [Time, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
05-May-2021 19:32 TB Updated [Time, Location]

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