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Last updated: 27 November 2021
Datum:vrijdag 10 december 1993
Tijd:ca 07:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic K35R model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing KC-135R Stratotanker
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Air National Guard
Registratie: 57-1470
Constructienummer: 17541/150
Bouwjaar: 1958-09-11 (35 years 3 months)
Motoren: 4 CFMI F108-CF-100
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Slachtoffers op de grond:slachtoffers: 6
Schade: Vernield
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Milwaukee-General Mitchell Airport, WI (MKE) (   Verenigde Staten)
Fase: Geparkeerd (STD)
Soort vlucht:Militair
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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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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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