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Last updated: 2 December 2021
Fecha:viernes 10 diciembre 1993
Hora:ca 07:00
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic K35R model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing KC-135R Stratotanker
Operador:Air National Guard
Registración: 57-1470
Numéro de série: 17541/150
Año de Construcción: 1958-09-11 (35 years 3 months)
Motores: 4 CFMI F108-CF-100
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Víctimas en Tierra:Fatalidades: 6
Daños en la Aeronave: Destruido
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Milwaukee-General Mitchell Airport, WI (MKE) (   Estados Unidos de América)
Fase: En Espera (STD)
Aeropuerto de Salida:-
Aeropuerto de Llegada:-
The KC-135 had minor electrical and avionics system problems that were being repaired. While repairs were being conducted by ground crew members, an explosion occurred in the centre wing fuel tank. A fire erupted, destroying the plane.
The explosion was probably caused by am overheated fuel pump.

» Explosion at Milwaukee airport kills 6 (Chicago Daily Herald, 1993-12-11)


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