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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 234992
Last updated: 27 November 2021
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Date:19-MAR-1953
Time:c.
Type:Silhouette image of generic b47 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing B-47B Stratojet
Owner/operator:3520th FTWg USAF (3520th FTWg United States Air Force)
Registration: 51-2085
MSN: 450138
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Wichita AFB (KIAB) Wichita, Kansas -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Wichita AFB (KIAB) (McConnel AFB from 1954) Kansas
Destination airport:Wichita AFB (KIAB) (McConnel AFB from 1954) Kansas
Narrative:
Following a training flight, the aircraft bounced on landing , skidded out of control, crashed and caught fire. The fire was rapidy extinguished by the Base Fire Dept. Maj. H. A. Miller escaped the crash with back injuries with the other three crew members escaped with only minor injuries.

Sources:

www.forgottnjetswarbirdsresourcegroup.org
B.47.com, https://www.joebaugher.com Newspapers.com
The Iola Register KS - 20th March 1953
Atchison Daily Globe KS - 20th March 1953


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
12-Apr-2020 10:42 Peter Clarke Added
06-Jul-2020 10:23 Digger Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Operator]

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