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BILL KIME
fb crash
Wed Jul 28, 2010 18:43
70.164.207.251

I was stationed at Carswell AFB when this crash happened. The aircraft was
on its acceptance flight from GD when it went down. I flew on a C-130 after the crash looking for the FB. It took almost a month to find it.

  • First FB lossMike Murphy, Thu Mar 25 11:45
    The earliest FB Crash I can find was 68-0283 and occurred on January 8th, 1972 into the North Shore of Lake Ponchatrain, Manderville, LA (sadly, despite ejecting, the crew were killed). Was this the... more
    • fb crash — BILL KIME, Wed Jul 28 18:43
      • FB-111A LossesWebmaster, Thu Jul 29 04:02
        68-0253 was the first FB-111A mishap on - October 07, 1970. 340th BG Carswell AFB, TX. Lt Col. Robert S. Montgomery Lt Col. Charles G. Robinson The loss of 68-0283 is the second Mishap, and the one... more
        • fb-111a lossesBILL KIME, Thu Jul 29 12:04
          I knew there was another one that went down, but I could not remember the time frame. I arrived at Carswell before they had accepted any fb. I went through the sitting on the tarmac running... more
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