Aircraft 56-3140 - F-100D - 70-NA

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1302 Click picture to enlarge Photo Id: 56-3140-refueling-photo-John-Starr-11e.jpg
Photo contributor: John Starr (163)
56-3140 hooked up to a KB-50 tanker aircraft. Refueling with a straight probe was a challenge. Marvin Atchison, a crew chief from that era, told me recently that 56-3140 was involved in an accident that ripped the hose out of the tanker, thus catching the tanker on fire, causing 13 crewmen to bail out (fortunately, successfully).