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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 156361
Last updated: 2 December 2021
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Date:19-DEC-1955
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic b47 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing B-47E Stratojet
Owner/operator:United States Air Force (USAF)
Registration: 52-0535
MSN: 450820
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:4
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:6,5 mi E of Tampa, FL -   United States of America
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Two B47 Stratojet bombers, 52-0535 and 51-2286 collided mid-air over Tampa, FL and exploded. Both aircraft crashed adjacent to US Hwy 301 just north of Causeway Blvd on the east side of Tampa.

Sources:

Youngstown Vindicator 20 December 1955, p1+8


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
07-Jun-2013 08:10 Uli Elch Added
07-Jun-2013 08:13 Uli Elch Updated [Date, Registration, Cn, Location, Country, Narrative]
09-Feb-2017 16:03 TB Updated [Operator, Location, Source, Narrative]
05-Feb-2019 21:01 Anon. Updated [Date, Source, Narrative]
24-Jun-2019 13:56 TB Updated [Date, Aircraft type, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Source, Narrative]

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