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KC-97 Refueling A B-47

Great video of a refueling between a KC-97 and a B-47 in 1957.

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June 8, 2009 - Posted by | 1950s, B-47, Boom Pod View, KC-97 | ,

3 Comments »

  1. I was stationed at Wurtsmith when that aircraft went down

    Comment by Patrick D. Engleman | July 24, 2012 | Reply

  2. 55-3138 1 Oct 1968: Fatalities. AC Maj Dean L. Beach; CO 1Lt Richard M. Welch; Nav 1Lt Robert C. Profilet; BO TSgt Earl B. Estep, Jr.

    Comment by Lee W. | August 30, 2013 | Reply

  3. First KC-135 lost from the fleet: 56-3599 27 June 1958. Msn CC BG Donald M. Saunders; AC Lt Col George M. Broutsas; CO 1Lt Joe C. Sweet; Nav Capt James E. Shipman; 3rd Pilot Capt John B. Gordon; BO MSgt Donald H. Gabbard; CC TSgt Joseph J. Hutter. There were 8 reporters also killed. Among them appear to be a relative of IL Congressman Enyart.

    Comment by Lee W. | August 30, 2013 | Reply


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