On this date in 1988, KC-135A, 60-0317, was returning from TDY to KI Sawyer. The aircraft made a hard landing following a steep approach in crosswind conditions and went off the side of the runway and broke up. A fire erupted. All crew members were lost. A firefighting exercise had just completed, and the team […]
On October 14, 1947, A booming thunder roared across the clear skies of the Mojave Desert, as U.S. Air Force Capt. Chuck Yeager flew an experimental rocket-powered plane faster than the speed of sound.