Accident Boeing KC-135A Stratotanker 56-3598, Tuesday 25 November 1958
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Date:Tuesday 25 November 1958
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: 56-3598
MSN: 17347/37
Year of manufacture:1957
Engine model:Pratt & Whitney J57-P
Fatalities:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 7
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:Limestone-Loring AFB, ME (LIZ) -   United States of America
Phase: Take off
Departure airport:Limestone-Loring AFB, ME (LIZ)
Destination airport:Limestone-Loring AFB, ME (LIZ)
Stratotanker 56-3598 took off from Loring AFB (LIZ) at 04:45 in the morning for a training flight. The airplane was performing a touch and go exercise when the No 4 engine. The right wing dipped and the airplane crashed.


Five Airmen Die As Stratotanker Crashes ( Lima News, 1958-11-25)


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