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Date:Wednesday 2 January 1980
Type:Silhouette image of generic C135 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing EC-135P
Operator:United States Air Force - USAF
Registration: 58-0007
MSN: 17752/222
First flight: 1959-02-05 (20 years 11 months)
Total airframe hrs:16896
Engines: 4 Pratt & Whitney J57-P/F-59W
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Hampton-Langley AFB, VA (LFI) (   United States of America)
Phase: Standing (STD)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:-
Destination airport:-
Narrative:
Burned out on ground due to electrical short in the water injection tank heater wiring.

Classification:
Damaged on the ground

Sources:
» Boeing KC-135 Stratotanker: More Than Just a Tanker (Aerofax Series) / Robert S Hopkins, III


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