Accident Boeing KC-135A Stratotanker 55-3144, Wednesday 8 August 1962
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Date:Wednesday 8 August 1962
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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: 55-3144
MSN: 17260/27
Year of manufacture:1957
Engine model:Pratt & Whitney J57-P
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Category:Accident
Location:Bedford-Hanscom Field, MA (BED) -   United States of America
Phase: Approach
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Dayton-Wright Patterson AFB, OH (FFO/KFFO)
Destination airport:Bedford-Hanscom Field, MA (BED/KBED)
Narrative:
The KC-135 departed on a flight from Wright Patterson AFB (FFO) to Bedford-Hanscom Field, MA (BED) for modification of test equipment. On approach it clipped the tops of telephone poles and crashed into a boulder.

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