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Last updated: 23 September 2020
Estado:
Fecha:miércoles 4 mayo 1955
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic C97 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing KC-97G Stratofreighter
Operador:United States Air Force - USAF
Registración: 53-0110
Numéro de série: 16892
Año de Construcción:
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 9 / Ocupantes: 9
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 9 / Ocupantes: 9
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:145 km (90.6 milles) SW de la costa de Keflavík International Airport (KEF) (   Océano Atlántico)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:Keflavík International Airport (KEF/BIKF), Islandia
Aeropuerto de Llegada:?
Descripción:
The KC-97 was flying in formation when an engine caught fire. Control was lost and the airplane entered a spin and crashed into the Atlantic.

Fuentes:
» US Crashes 1950-2002 / Jan van Waarde


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