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Last updated: 18 October 2021
Estado:
Fecha:viernes 6 julio 1956
Hora:05:00
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic C97 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing KC-97E Stratofreighter
Operador:United States Air Force - USAF
Registración: 51-0220
Numéro de série: 16287
Año de Construcción:
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 6 / Ocupantes: 6
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 6 / Ocupantes: 6
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:72 km (45 milles) NE of Goose Bay, NL (   Canadá)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:Goose Bay Airport, NL (YYR/CYYR), Canadá
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Goose Bay Airport, NL (YYR/CYYR), Canadá
Descripción:
Crashed in a wooded area in the Mealy Mountains after reporting one engine on fire. The accident occurred 29 minutes after takeoff from Goose Bay Airport.

Fuentes:
» Daily News 7 July 1956
» USAAS-USAAC-USAAF-USAF Aircraft Serial Numbers--1908 to Present / Joe Baugher


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