1956 B-47 disappearance
A B-47E Stratojet similar to the incident aircraft.
|Date||10 March 1956|
|Summary||Missing, status unknown|
|Aircraft type||Boeing B-47E Stratojet|
|Operator||United States Air Force|
|Flight origin||MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, United States|
|Destination||Ben Guerir Air Base, Morocco|
The 1956 B-47 disappearance occurred on 10 March 1956 over the Mediterranean Sea.
A Boeing B-47 Stratojet took off from MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, in the United States for a non-stop flight to Ben Guerir Air Base, Morocco and completed the first aerial refueling without incident.
Despite an extensive search, no debris was ever found, and the crash site has never been located.
- Aircraft Serial Number Search
- "Check-Six.com – Broken Arrow B-47". Archived from the original on 4 May 2009. Retrieved 11 March 2009.
- DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE – NARRATIVE SUMMARIES OF ACCIDENTS INVOLVING U.S. NUCLEAR WEAPONS 1950–1980
- Aerospaceweb.org – Broken Arrow Nuclear Weapon Accidents
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