Date: September 22, 1995
Time: 07:45
Location: Anchorage, Alaska
Operator: Military - U.S. Air Force
Flight #: 27
Route: Anchorage-Elmendorf AFB - Anchorage-Elmendorf AFB
AC Type: Boeing B-707 (E-3B)
Registration: 77-0354
cn / ln: 21554/933
Aboard: 24   (passengers:20  crew:4)
Fatalities: 24   (passengers:20  crew:4)
Ground: 0
Summary: The aircraft suffered multiple bird strikes in the No. 1 and 2 engines just after taking off when it flew into a flock of 100 or more Canada Geese. The crew initiated a slow climb and began to dump fuel. The aircraft attained a maximum altitude of 250 ft. before it started to descend. The plane impacted a hilly wooded area less than a mile from the runway, broke up, exploded and burned. Ingestion of Canada geese into the Nos.1 and 2 engines. Lack of adequate procedures to reduce bird hazards. The crew was not warned about observations of birds in the area by the ATC.

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