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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 200744
Last updated: 27 November 2021
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Time:19:25 .
Type:Silhouette image of generic b47 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing B-47B-30-BW Stratojet
Owner/operator:33rd BSqn /22nd BWg USAF (33rd BSqn /22nd Bomb Wingg United States Air Force)
Registration: 51-2096
MSN: 450149
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:3 miles NW of March AFB, Riverside, California -   United States of America
Phase: Initial climb
Departure airport:March AFB (KRIV) CA
Destination airport:March AFB (KRIV) CA
Following a touch-and-go landing at March AFB, the aircraft, crashed and exploded during climb out, killing Aircraft Commander, Capt. Byron M. Steel, Capt. Charles W. Brosius and Capt. Earl F. Poytress.

Tampa Bay Times, FL - 15 October 1953
The Los Angeles Times, CA - 15 October 1953,
Palladium-Item, IN - 15 October 1953
The Seminole Producer OK - 1th October 1953
San Bernardino Sun CA -15th October 1953

Revision history:

31-Oct-2017 16:30 TB Added
31-Mar-2020 08:06 Tetrapack Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Source]
11-Jun-2020 08:06 Digger Updated [Operator, Location, Operator]
16-Jul-2020 01:20 Peter Clarke Updated [Time, Operator, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
16-Oct-2020 10:27 Rata Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Operator]

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