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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 234993
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 YRB-47B Stratojet
Owner/operator:26th SRWg USAF (26th Strategic Reconnaissance Wing,g United States Air Force)
Registration: 51-2253
MSN: 450306
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Lockbourne Air Force Base (KLCK), Lockbourne, Ohio. -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:Lockbourne AFB (KLCK) Ohio
Destination airport:Lockbourne AFB (KLCK) Ohio
The aircraft was carrying out landing touch-and-go training, when it skidded out of control and crashed in flames on the runway, killing, Maj. John S. Childs, Instructor Pilot, Maj. Eugene V. Broemmelsiek, Pilot and Capt. Melvin F. Skiff, Co-Pilot


3. The Tribune OH - 25th July 1953
4. The Journal Herald OH - 25th July 1953
5. The Sandusky OH - 25th July 1953
6. News- Journal OH - 25th July 1953

Revision history:

12-Apr-2020 11:11 Peter Clarke Added
26-Apr-2021 16:14 Cliford Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Operator]

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