- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: May 06, 1951
Time: 1230
Location: Near Albuquerque, New Mexico
Operator: Military - U.S. Air Force
Flight #: ?
Route: Carswell - Kirtland
AC Type: Convair B-36D
Registration: 49-2660
cn / ln: 117
Aboard: 25   (passengers:0  crew:25)
Fatalities: 23   (passengers:0  crew:23)
Ground: 0
Summary: The aircraft crashed while attempting to land at Kirtland AFB in gusty winds. The pilot appeared to have difficulty keeping the wings level. The plane crossed the threshold left of the center line. When the pilot corrected, the right starboard jet pod and No. 6 propeller struck the runway. The pilot attempted a go-around with the No.6 engine afire but crashed to earth bursting into flames.
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