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Last updated: 29 January 2022
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Fecha:jueves 9 mayo 1957
Hora:06:16
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic C97 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing KC-97F Stratofreighter
Operador:United States Air Force - USAF
Registración: 51-0258
Numéro de série: 16325
Año de Construcción:
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 7
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 7
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:550 km (343.8 milles) SE de la costa de Azores Islands (   Océano Atlántico)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:Sidi Slimane Air Base, Marruecos
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Terceira-Lajes AFB, Azores (TER/LPLA), Portugal
Descripción:
The Stratofreighter was ditched in the Atlantic following a double engine failure. The airplane floated for ten days and was sunk by USS Wisconsin.

Fuentes:
» US Crashes 1950-2002 / Jan van Waarde
» La Nacion - May 10, 1957


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