Incident Boeing B-52 Stratofortress 61-0001,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 192569
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Date:Wednesday 4 January 2017
Type:Silhouette image of generic B52 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Boeing B-52 Stratofortress
Owner/operator:US Air Force (USAF)
Registration: 61-0001
MSN: 464428
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:25 miles NW of Minot, ND -   United States of America
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Departure airport:Minot AFB
Destination airport:Minot AFB
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
An engine fell from the aircraft during a training mission. Aircraft returned to base safely. Engine debris was found approximately 25 miles NW of the AFB. On 16 JUL 2018 the USAF issued a report stating that the cause of the mishap was the failure of the first stage fan disk of the Pratt & Whitney TF33.


Source of information for aircraft serial number is a photo, but I am not the owner of the photo copyright.

Revision history:

05-Jan-2017 07:08 reddevil Added
05-Jan-2017 07:09 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Other fatalities]
05-Jan-2017 08:32 Aerossurance Updated [Operator, Location, Narrative]
05-Jan-2017 15:11 Black Typhoon Updated [Time, Aircraft type]
05-Jan-2017 20:51 Aerossurance Updated [Time, Aircraft type]
06-Jul-2019 09:11 mr.john.mueller Updated [Registration, Cn, Source]
30-Apr-2020 08:48 walt313 Updated [Narrative]

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