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Date:Wednesday 7 April 1999
Type:Silhouette image of generic K35R model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing KC-135R Stratotanker
Operator:United States Air Force - USAF
Registration: 57-1418
MSN: 17489/98
First flight: 1958-05-28 (40 years 11 months)
Engines: 4 CFMI F108-CF-100
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Oklahoma City-Tinker AFB, OK (TIK) (   United States of America)
Phase: Standing (STD)
Departure airport:-
Destination airport:-
Written off during ground test at Tinker AFB, OK when pressurization test wrecked rear fuselage. At previous maintenance, the pressure relief valves were secured shut and not released afterwards.

Damaged on the ground


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