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  1. What SAC Bomb Wing was the B-52H and the aircrew assigned to? The bomber and the crew have the Bomb Wing patch on the right nose galaxy stripe and flight jackets, respectively. Was #60-0040 assigned to the 410th Bomb Wing @ K.I. Sawyer AFB, Michigan at the time the flight was made, or later rotated to the 410th Bomb Wing when the bomber was lost in the fuel cell explosion accident?.

    1. As is described in the first sentence of the article, the crew and airplane were assigned to the 4136th Strategic Wing. TDiA has not been able to identify what unit the airplane and crew were assigned to at the time of the accident.

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