Runway excursion Accident Boeing KC-97F Stratofreighter 51-0254, Friday 10 May 1957
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Date:Friday 10 May 1957
Type:Silhouette image of generic C97 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Boeing KC-97F Stratofreighter
Owner/operator:United States Air Force - USAF
Registration: 51-0254
MSN: 16321
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 7
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:Terceira-Lajes AFB, Azores (LFB) -   Portugal
Phase: Take off
Departure airport:Terceira-Lajes Airport, Azores (TER/LPLA)
Destination airport:
The Stratofreighter suffered an engine failure on takeoff. The airplane overran the runway and caught fire.


US Crashes 1950-2002 / Jan van Waarde
The Miami News - May 12, 1957


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