Accident Boeing KC-135A Stratotanker 61-0301, Tuesday 22 October 1968
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Date:Tuesday 22 October 1968
Type:Silhouette image of generic K35A model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Boeing KC-135A Stratotanker
Owner/operator:United States Air Force - USAF
Registration: 61-0301
MSN: 18208/523
Year of manufacture:1962
Engine model:Pratt & Whitney J57-P
Fatalities:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:75 km from Taichung-Ching Chuan Kang Air Base (RMQ -   Taiwan
Phase: En route
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Taichung-Ching Chuan Kang Air Base (RMQ/RCMQ)
Flew into the side of a 7300 feet mountain during a night time descent over mountainous terrain.


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


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