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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 187413
Last updated: 14 November 2018
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Date:19-MAY-2016
Time:08:32 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic B52 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing B-52H Stratofortress
Owner/operator:US Air Force (USAF), 69th Expeditionary Bomb Squadro
Registration: 60-0047
C/n / msn: 464412
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 7
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Andersen AFB, Yigo -   Guam
Phase: Take off
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Andersen AFB (UAM/PGUA)
Destination airport:Andersen AFB (UAM/PGUA)
Narrative:
Runway excursion during a high-speed, heavy-weight aborted takeoff during a routine training mission from Andersen AFB. The aircraft was destroyed. One aircrew member was treated for minor injuries consistent with ground egress. The aircraft was said to be carrying 'inert munitions'

The B-52 was deployed to Andersen from Minot Air Force Base, ND. The crew members are from the 69th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron.

The Accident Investigation Board found that the cause of the mishap was that the pilot analyzed visual bird activity and perceived cockpit indications as a loss of symmetric thrust required to safely attain flight, and subsequently applied abort procedures. Drag chute failure on deployment and exceeding brake-energy limits also substantially contributed to the mishap.

Sources:

http://www.wrcbtv.com/story/32010147/b-52-crashes-at-guam-air-base-no-injuries-reported
https://www.militarytimes.com/news/your-military/2016/05/19/air-force-b-52-crashes-in-guam-crew-bails-to-safety/
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-36328582
https://www.guampdn.com/story/news/2016/05/18/downed-aircraft-reported-andersen-air-force-base-gfd-responding/84564970/?from=new-cookie
https://mobile.twitter.com/guamnews_kuam/status/733085889794953216
http://web.archive.org/web/20170508144101/http://www.andersen.af.mil/News/Article/1157377/afgsc-completes-accident-investigation/

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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
19-May-2016 01:58 Geno Added
19-May-2016 02:06 Geno Updated [Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
19-May-2016 13:23 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Source]
19-May-2016 16:17 Iceman 29 Updated [Aircraft type, Source, Embed code]
19-May-2016 19:38 TB Updated [Operator, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
20-May-2016 05:55 Aerossurance Updated [Time, Source, Narrative]
21-May-2016 17:03 Aerossurance Updated [Registration, Source]
13-Jun-2016 18:51 Peter Updated [Cn]
24-Apr-2017 09:31 Aerossurance Updated [Date, Time, Operator, Location, Source, Narrative]
24-Apr-2017 09:32 Aerossurance Updated [Aircraft type]

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