Accident Rockwell B-1B Lancer 85-0085, Thursday 4 January 2024
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Date:Thursday 4 January 2024
Time:c. 17:50 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic B1 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Rockwell B-1B Lancer
Owner/operator:US Air Force (USAF)
Registration: 85-0085
MSN: 45
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Ellsworth AFB (RCA/KRCA), Rapid City, SD -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:Rapid City-Ellsworth AFB, SD (RCA/KRCA)
Destination airport:Rapid City-Ellsworth AFB, SD (RCA/KRCA)
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
A USAF Rockwell B-1B Lancer, operated by 37th BS / 28th BW, crashed landing at Ellsworth AFB (RCA/KRCA), Rapid City, South Dakota And ended up in the grass along the runway.
The four crew members ejected safely and the aircraft caught fire and was written off.

The incident occurred during poor weather in below-freezing temperatures with dense fog and limited visibility.

Sources: (Airframe information) (photo)



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