Incident Boeing C-97 ,
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Date:Saturday 19 January 1963
Type:Silhouette image of generic C97 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Boeing C-97
Owner/operator:United States Air Force (USAF)
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 12
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Westover AFB, MA -   United States of America
Phase: Take off
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Explosion collapsed the landing gear during the take-off run and caused it to swerve into a snowbank. Caught fire but all occupants, including an Air Force General, escaped, six with burned clothing.


Youngstown Vindicator 19 January 1963, p1

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