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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 192523
Last updated: 17 November 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic b50 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing KB-50J
Owner/operator:United States Air Force (USAF)
Registration: 49-0334
MSN: 16110
Fatalities:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 7
Other fatalities:2
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Kadena AB, Okinawa -   Japan
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Kadena AB
Tanker plane crashed into farm house while attempting go-around after aborted landing. Two occupants survived serious injured. Two in the house killed.


Pittsburgh Post-Gazette 21 December 1959, p1
Scramble 351

Revision history:

03-Jan-2017 16:59 TB Added
19-Nov-2017 10:53 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
15-May-2021 21:29 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Source]

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