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Last updated: 17 January 2022
Datum:Freitag 8 Februar 1980
Flugzeugtyp:Boeing KC-135Q Stratotanker
Fluggesellschaft:United States Air Force - USAF
Kennzeichen: 60-0338
Werknummer: 18113/452
Baujahr: 1961-03-03 (19 years)
Triebwerk: 4 Pratt & Whitney J57-P/F-59W
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Plattsburgh AFB, NY (PBG) (   USA)
Flugphase: Stehendes (STD)
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Burned out on ramp following an explosion of the aft body fuel tank during ground refueling operations. A faulty fuel probe was found to be the cause of the explosion.

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