Military - US Air Force

Military - US Air Force Monday January 13, 1969
"Rivet Ball" was returning from a reconnaissance mission when it landed back at Shemya. The aircraft hydroplaned and slid off the ice covered runway, plunging into a 40 ft. ravine.

Crash Details

DateMonday January 13, 1969
LocationShemya, Alaska
PassengersUnknown
CrewUnknown
FatalitiesUnknown
SurvivorsUnknown
Aircraft TypeBoeing RC 135S
OperatorMilitary - US Air Force
Registration59-1491
Flight Origin
Flight Destination
Shemya, Alaska
Military - US Air Force
Boeing RC 135S
1969