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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 234730
Last updated: 27 November 2021
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Date:18-OCT-1954
Time:23:55 .
Type:Silhouette image of generic b47 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing B-47E Stratojet
Owner/operator:303rd BWg USAF (303rd Bomb Wingg United States Air Force)
Registration: 51-2437
MSN: 450490
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Davis-Monthan AFB (KDMA)Tucson, Arizona. -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Davis-Monthan AFB (KDMA)Tucson, Arizona
Destination airport:Davis-Monthan AFB (KDMA)Tucson, Arizona
Narrative:
While practicing night landings the aircraft crashed and caught fire on the runway destroying the aircraft nose section. Capt. Stanley Lowell Perry, Co-Piiot was killed. Capt. George C. Berger, Aircraft Commander and MSgt Wayne Alvin Nye, Crew Chief, survived and were hospitalised.

Sources:

B.47.com, https://www.joebaugher.com, Newspapers.com
Arizona Daily Star AZ - 19/20th October
Tucson Daily Citizen AZ - 19 October


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
04-Apr-2020 07:21 Peter Clarke Added
06-Jul-2020 16:23 Digger Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Operator]

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