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Last updated: 17 January 2021
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Datum:maandag 13 januari 1969
Tijd:00:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic R135 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing RC-135S Rivet Ball
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:United States Air Force - USAF
Registratie: 59-1491
Constructienummer: 17979/394
Bouwjaar: 1960-06-21 (8 years 7 months)
Motoren: 4 Pratt & Whitney J57
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 18
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 18
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Shemya AFB, AK (SYA) (   Verenigde Staten)
Fase: Landing (LDG)
Soort vlucht:Militair
Vliegveld van vertrek:Shemya AFB, AK (SYA/PASY), Verenigde Staten
Vliegveld van aankomst:Shemya AFB, AK (SYA/PASY), Verenigde Staten
Beschrijving:
Boeing RC-135S "Rivet Ball" was returning from a reconnaissance mission when it landed back at Shemya. The plane hydroplaned and slid off the ice covered runway, plunging into a 40 feet ravine.



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photo of Boeing-RC-135S-59-1491
accident date: 13-01-1969
type: Boeing RC-135S
registration: 59-1491
photo of Boeing-RC-135S-59-1491
accident date: 13-01-1969
type: Boeing RC-135S
registration: 59-1491
 

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This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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