AVIATION HISTORY FRIDAY

28 August 1963

Collision of two KC-135A-BN Stratotankers from the USAF 19th Bomb Wing, west of Bermuda, Atlantic Ocean. Two flying tankers, 61-0322 (c/n 18229) and 61-0319 (c/n 18226) were on return flight to Homestead air base (Florida) […]

AVIATION HISTORY FRIDAY

15 May 1953

USAF tragic accident over Baden-Württemberg (Germany) The Republic F-84E Thunderjet (51-628) from 22nd Fighter-Bomber Squadron, deviated from its course, crossed the way of formation of four USAF Fairchild C-119C Flying Boxcar aircraft. While performing the […]

AVIATION HISTORY FRIDAY

24 January 1961

Goldsboro incident. On 23rd January 1961, a USAF B-52G Stratofortress took-off from Seymour Johnson Air Force Base in Goldsboro, North Carolina, for a routine flight around the East Coast – and carrying two Mark 39 […]

AVIATION HISTORY FRIDAY

17 January 1966

Palomares incident. 54 years ago, a Boeing B-52G Stratofortress, carrying four B28 nuclear bombs, took-off from Seymour Johnson air base in North Carolina for the scheduled flight to the Soviet Union border and back, being […]