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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 234354
Last updated: 27 November 2021
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Date:27-MAY-1955
Time:02:54
Type:Silhouette image of generic b47 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing B-47E-10-DT Stratojet
Owner/operator:307th BWg USAF (307th Bomb Wingg United States Air Force)
Registration: 52-054
MSN: 43669
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Lincoln AFB (now Lincoln Airport (KLNK), Lancaster County, NE -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Nature:Training
Departure airport:Lincoln AFB (KLNK), NE
Destination airport:Lincoln AFB (KLNK), NE
Narrative:
Returning to base after a 3 hour night navigation training flight, the aircraft overran the southern end of the runway at 02:54 hrs. after the brake chute failed, causing substantial damage to the aircraft. The four aircrew, Capt. J.G. Kondsi, Commander, 1st. Lt. E.A. Knight, Co-pilot, 1st. Lt. J.A. Evans, Navigator and A1c. E.F. Seagraves, Air Engineer, all escaped without injury.

Sources:

B.47.com, https://www.joebaugher.com, Newspapers.com
Lincoln Star, NB - 27th/28th May 1955
Lincoln Journal Star, NB - 27th May 1955
Fermont Tribune, NB - 27th May 1955

Other occurrences involving this aircraft

24 May 1955 52-0054 United States Air Force - USAF 0 Lincoln AFB, NE w/o
Runway excursion.


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-Mar-2020 18:14 Peter Clarke Added
25-Mar-2020 13:47 Xindel XL Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Operator]
31-Mar-2020 08:06 Tetrapack Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]
11-Jun-2020 08:09 Digger Updated [Operator, Nature, Narrative, Operator]

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