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McConnell AFB


Titan 2 ICBM base.

Location: Kansas .
Longitude: -97.4228 deg.
Latitude: 37.7522 deg.

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McConnell AFB Chronology


1962 March 1 - . Launch Site: McConnell AFB. LV Family: Titan. Launch Vehicle: Titan 2.
  • Titan 2 381st SMW and 532nd SMS (9 missiles) activated at McConnell AFB, Kansas. - . Nation: USA.

1962 August 1 - . Launch Site: McConnell AFB. LV Family: Titan. Launch Vehicle: Titan 2.
  • Titan 2 533rd SMS (9 missiles) activated within the 381st SMW at McConnell AFB, Kansas. - . Nation: USA.

1978 August 24 - . Launch Site: McConnell AFB. LV Family: Titan. Launch Vehicle: Titan 2.
  • Accident at Titan 2 Silo 533-7 at McConnell AFB kills 2 and injures 25 - . Nation: USA. Summary: Large scale oxidizer spill during fueling operation caused extensive damage to the silo and resulted in the death and injuries. Repairs were started but the silo complex was never returned to alert status..

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