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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 225505
Last updated: 27 November 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic b47 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing B-47E Stratojet
Owner/operator:United States Air Force (USAF)
Registration: 51-5230
MSN: 450515
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:10 mi S of March Air Force Base (KRIV), CA -   United States of America
Phase: Take off
Departure airport:March Air Force Base (KRIV), Riverside, California, USA
Destination airport:March Air Force Base (KRIV), Riverside, California, USA
Pancaked in a field shortly after take-off on a routine training flight.
The aircraft encountered trouble immediately following take off, an attempt was made to turn back to the to base but the aircraft crashed and exploded 10 miles to the south, killing Capt. Joseph A. Santino, Aircraft Commander, 1st. Lt. James L. Carter, Pilot and Capt. Edmund S. Temple, Observer.


Youngstown Vindicator 6 October 1956, p2

Revision history:

27-May-2019 08:38 TB Added
06-Jun-2020 06:29 Peter Clarke Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
10-Feb-2021 17:57 TB Updated [Operator, Location, Source]

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