Accident Boeing B-52E-90-BO Stratofortress 57-0018,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 48392
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Date:Wednesday 30 January 1963
Type:Silhouette image of generic B52 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Boeing B-52E-90-BO Stratofortress
Owner/operator:6th BWg USAF
Registration: 57-0018
MSN: 17412
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 6
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Sangre de Christo mountains, 10 miles northwest of Mora, NM, -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Walker AFB, NM
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
B‑52E 57‑0018 of 6th BW, Walker AFB, NM: crashed and destroyed at approx, 05:00 on January 30, 1963, when tail snapped off in turbulence over the Sangre de Christo mountains, 10 miles northwest of Mora, NM, USA

Four crew survived:
Lt. Col. Donald Hayes (Aircraft Commander) ejected OK
Major Thomas J. McBride (co-pilot) ejected OK
Major Emil Goldbeck (navigator) ejected OK
Lt.Col. Nicholas Horangic (radar operator)ejected OK

Two killed
Major George Szabo weapons systems operator)- killed
M.Sgt. Harvey Burl Dean (Tail Gunner) - killed

Sources: (Scamble 255)

Revision history:

07-Nov-2008 10:15 ASN archive Added
12-Feb-2013 15:45 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
15-Nov-2016 20:21 Waldenflo Updated [Narrative]
31-Jan-2019 16:39 wf Updated [Aircraft type]
21-Dec-2019 09:37 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]
27-Feb-2021 16:06 Anon. Updated [Operator, Operator]

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