Incident Martin NRB-57D Canberra 53-3973,
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Date:Saturday 4 January 1964
Type:Silhouette image of generic CNBR model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Martin NRB-57D Canberra
Owner/operator:US Air Force (USAF)
Registration: 53-3973
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Beavercreek, OH -   United States of America
Phase: Unknown
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Re-designated NRB-57D when used in a research program at Wright Patterson AFB, OH.
Came down in a schoolyard after wings failed. Pilot ejected and was injured.
This crash forced the grounding of the entire W/RB-57D Fleet.


- JF Baugher
Passauer Neue Presse 8 January 1964, p3 (picture)

Revision history:

23-Aug-2013 17:00 Uli Elch Added
23-Aug-2013 17:08 Uli Elch Updated [Date, Aircraft type, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Narrative]
24-Aug-2013 09:45 Uli Elch Updated [Time, Location, Source, Narrative]
30-Oct-2014 16:35 TB Updated [Time, Cn, Operator, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Source, Narrative]
30-Oct-2014 16:36 TB Updated [Location]
12-Nov-2017 16:56 Aerossurance Updated [Operator, Source, Narrative]

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