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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 225351
Last updated: 27 November 2021
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Date:28-MAR-1956
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic b47 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing B-47B-35-DT Stratojet
Owner/operator:3520 FTW USAF (3520 FTW United States Air Force)
Registration: 51-2175
MSN: 450228
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:3 miles east of Wichita, Kansas -   United States of America
Phase: Take off
Nature:Military
Departure airport:McConnell AFB (KIAB) KS
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Crashed.

Exploded early morning and disintegrated mid air, crashing in flames on a farm North East of Wichita.

Sources:

Youngstown Vindicator 28 March 1956, p1

https://B47.com - www.joebaugher, USA Military Aircraft Serial Numbers
www.gendisasters.com - www.newspapers.com, The Salina Journal / P Clarke


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
22-May-2019 19:20 TB Added
12-Feb-2020 14:05 Peter Clarke Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
12-Jul-2020 20:41 Digger Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Operator]

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