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Last updated: 6 December 2021
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Datum:Freitag 13 Februar 1987
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic K35A model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing KC-135A Stratotanker
Fluggesellschaft:United States Air Force - USAF
Kennzeichen: 60-0330
Werknummer: 18105/444
Baujahr: 1961-02-02 (26 years )
Betriebsstunden:10305
Triebwerk: 4 Pratt & Whitney J57-P
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 4
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 4
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Altus AFB, OK (LTS) (   USA)
Flugphase: Landung (LDG)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Altus AFB, OK (LTS/KLTS), USA
Flug nach:Altus AFB, OK (LTS/KLTS), USA
Unfallbericht:
The Stratotanker caught fire during landing rollout and burned out. At the time of the explosion the copilot was making a radio transmission using the UHF radio. The UHF wire which runs near the aft wing root in the fuselage was melted due to an electrical fault. Fuel vapors in the area of the aft body tank were ignited.
Three firefighters who responded to the accident were also injured.

Informationsquelle:
» NTSB/AAR-00/03
» Boeing KC-135 Stratotanker: More Than Just a Tanker (Aerofax Series) / Robert S Hopkins, III


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photo of Boeing-KC-135A-Stratotanker-60-0330
accident date: 13-02-1987
type: Boeing KC-135A Stratotanker
registration: 60-0330
 

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This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s 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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