Military - U.S. Air Force

Military - U.S. Air Force Friday March 19, 1982
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.

Crash Details

DateFriday March 19, 1982
LocationNear Woodstock, Illinois
Passengers23
Crew4
Fatalities27
Survivors0
Aircraft TypeBoeing KC-135C
OperatorMilitary - U.S. Air Force
Registration58-0031
Flight Origin
Flight Destination
Near Woodstock, Illinois
Military - U.S. Air Force
Boeing KC-135C
1982