- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: March 19, 1982
Time: 21:10
Location: Near Woodstock, Illinois
Operator: Military - U.S. Air Force
Flight #: ?
Route: ?
AC Type: Boeing KC-135C
Registration: 58-0031
cn / ln: 17776
Aboard: 27   (passengers:23  crew:4)
Fatalities: 27   (passengers:23  crew:4)
Ground: 0
Summary: Crashed 40 miles northwest of Chicago O'Hare Airport where it was to have landed. Exploded and dove in an almost vertical attitude from a height of 13,700 ft. into a wooded area, exploded and burned. Most probably overpressurization under the cargo floor and ignition of fuel vapor.
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