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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 264080
Last updated: 2 December 2021
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Date:16-JUN-2021
Time:16:45 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic K35R model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing KC-135R Stratotanker
Owner/operator:US Air Force (USAF)
Registration: 62-3543
MSN: 18526
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Rovaniemi Airport (EFRO) -   Finland
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Rovaniemi Airport (RVN/EFRO)
Destination airport:Rovaniemi Airport (RVN/EFRO)
Narrative:
A US Air Force KC-135 Stratotanker, air refueling plane suffered a runway excursion after landing at Rovaniemi Airport, Finland. No one was injured.
According to Lentoposti news, the aircraft stopped 150m past the end of the runway and out of the paved area. The undercarriage was damaged.

Sources:

https://www.iltalehti.fi/kotimaa/a/4398e7ca-a500-4b2d-ae7b-be100ac463d1
https://www.is.fi/kotimaa/art-2000008061913.html
https://www.karjalainen.fi/kotimaa/ilmavoimien-harjoitukseen-osallistunut-yhdysvaltojen-ilmatankkauskone-ajautui-ulos-kiitotielta-rovaniemella
https://www.aamulehti.fi/kotimaa/art-2000008062084.html
https://www.lentoposti.fi/uutiset/usafn_kc_135_stratotanker_ulos_kiitotielt_rovaniemell_ace_21_harjoituksessa
https://www.lentoposti.fi/uutiset/lento_onnettomuuteen_kes_kuussa_rovaniemell_joutunut_usafn_kc_135_ilmantankkeri_yh_suomessa


Images:

Photo of 62-3543 courtesy AirHistory.net


Glasgow - Prestwick (EGPK / PIK)
23 August 2020; (c) Ian Howat

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
16-Jun-2021 17:09 Dolly564 Added
16-Jun-2021 17:13 harro Updated [Operator, Total occupants, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Damage, Narrative]
16-Jun-2021 17:14 harro Updated [Location, Departure airport, Destination airport]
16-Jun-2021 18:28 Aerossurance Updated [Operator, Damage]
01-Sep-2021 18:45 Dolly564 Updated [Source, Damage]

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