Accident Boeing KC-135A Stratotanker 60-0340, Wednesday 8 July 1964
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Date:Wednesday 8 July 1964
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: 60-0340
MSN: 18115/454
Year of manufacture:1961
Engine model:Pratt & Whitney J57-P
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:1
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:Death Valley, CA -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Moses Lake-Larson AFB, WA (LRN)
Destination airport:Moses Lake-Larson AFB, WA (LRN)
Midair collision during in-flight refueling with Republic F-105D-15-RE Thunderchief 61-0091. Reportedly the tanker's no. 4 engine struck the cockpit of the F-105D when beginning a right turn.



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