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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 234249
Last updated: 27 November 2021
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Date:21-JUN-1955
Time:pm
Type:Silhouette image of generic b47 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing B-47B Stratojet
Owner/operator:321st BWg USAF (321st Bomb Wingg United States Air Force)
Registration: 51-2112
MSN: 450165
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Pinecastle AFB (Now Orlando International Airport (KMCO) Florida -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Pinecastle AFB (KMCO), Florida
Destination airport:Pinecastle AFB (KMCO)
Narrative:
During take off, engines on the starboard wing caught fire. An immediate return to base and emergency landing was carried out, with the aircraft coming to rest two mile after first touching down. The three aircrew, Major J. H. Singleton, Aircraft Commander, Capt. L. B. Robinson, Plot and Capt. Gary Young, Observer, escaping uninjured before the bomber exploded and caught fire.

Sources:

B.47.com, https://www.joebaugher.com, Newspapers.com
Miami Herald, FL - 22nd June 1955
Orlando Sentinel , FL - 22nd June 1955


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
23-Mar-2020 07:13 Peter Clarke Added
25-Mar-2020 13:50 Xindel XL Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Operator]

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