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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 48336
Last updated: 18 May 2021
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Date:10-AUG-1959
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic B52 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing B-52C-50-BO Stratofortress
Owner/operator:United States Air Force (USAF)
Registration: 54-2682
MSN: 17177
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 8
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:20 mi E of New Hampton, NH -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Crashed into Spruce Swamp near Fremont during attempt to reach CAFB Goose Bay to make emergency landing due to weather. Cause of crash attributed to nose radome failure in flight. Crew bailed out.

Sources:

http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/1954.html
http://web.archive.org/web/20171101061754/http://www.ejection-history.org.uk:80/aircraft_by_type/b52_stratofortress.htm
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette 11 August 1959, p9


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
07-Nov-2008 10:15 ASN archive Added
25-Oct-2009 23:07 JINX Updated
31-Oct-2009 18:54 JINX Updated
15-Feb-2013 16:23 Dr. John Smith Updated [Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
29-Aug-2013 17:04 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]
07-Nov-2017 20:15 TB Updated [Source, Narrative]
31-Jan-2019 16:00 wf Updated [Aircraft type]

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