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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 210332
Last updated: 20 October 2018
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Date:01-MAY-2018
Time:13:30 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic B1 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Rockwell B-1B Lancer
Owner/operator:US Air Force (USAF)
Registration: 86-0109/DY
C/n / msn: 69
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Midland International Air & Space Port, TX -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Dyess AFB, Abilene, TX
Destination airport:Midland International Air & Space Port, TX
Narrative:
The military jet made an emergency landing after engine fire. When the first crew ejection seat failed to leave the plane successfully, the aircraft commander ordered the crew to immediately stop the escape procedure and an emergency landing made. The four crew members were uninjured. The investigation found that a component of the egress system was “crimped,” and when the crewmember pulled the handle, the signal didn’t make it to the ejection seat.

Sources:

http://www.ktre.com/story/38086526/military-jet-makes-emergency-landing-at-midland-airport
https://theaviationist.com/2018/05/02/usaf-b-1b-lancer-makes-emergency-landing-in-midland-texas/
https://www.airforcetimes.com/news/your-air-force/2018/05/18/air-force-b-1-lancer-blew-escape-hatch-in-emergency-landing-but-its-seat-did-not-eject/
https://theaviationist.com/?p=57491
http://www.airforcemag.com/Features/Pages/2018/October%202018/B1-B-Ejection-Seat-Not-to-Blame-for-May-2018-Mishap.aspx


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
02-May-2018 10:28 Iceman 29 Added
02-May-2018 10:28 Iceman 29 Updated [Operator, Embed code, Plane category]
02-May-2018 10:36 Iceman 29 Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Operator, Source, Embed code, Photo, ]
02-May-2018 14:09 Geno Updated [Registration, Cn, Operator, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Embed code]
03-May-2018 08:44 sinfu2a Updated [Registration, Cn, Embed code]
19-May-2018 09:23 Aerossurance Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
16-Jul-2018 21:15 Aerossurance Updated [Source, Narrative]
10-Oct-2018 19:43 Aerossurance Updated [Source, Narrative]

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