Accident Boeing KC-135A Stratotanker 56-3605, Friday 18 November 1960
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Date:Friday 18 November 1960
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: 56-3605
MSN: 17354/44
Year of manufacture:1958
Engine model:Pratt & Whitney J57-P
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 17
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:Limestone-Loring AFB, ME (LIZ) -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Limestone-Loring AFB, ME (LIZ)
The KC-135 tanker landed nose gear first at an excessive sink rate. This punctured the forward body fuel tank causing a fire.


US Crashes 1950-2002 / Jan van Waarde
Boeing KC-135 Stratotanker: More Than Just a Tanker (Aerofax Series) / Robert S Hopkins, III


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