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Hull-loss description
Last updated: 20 October 2016
Date:Tuesday 19 March 1985
Type:Silhouette image of generic C135 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing KC-135A
Operator:United States Air Force - USAF
Registration: 61-0316
C/n / msn: 18223/538
First flight: 1962-08-22 (22 years 7 months)
Total airframe hrs:10235
Engines: 4 Pratt & Whitney J57-P/F-59W
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Cairo International Airport (CAI) (   Egypt)
Phase: Standing (STD)
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Destination airport:-
Caught fire during ground refueling. The interior of the plane burned out. The outboard wing section was used in rebuilding KC-135A 58-0014.

Fire during refuelling



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This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkĺs opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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