The SR-71 Blackbird

The Blackbird Aircraft

This list contains every Blackbird ever constructed. Each listing has information and photos along with its current location and map.

YF-12A Blackbird #06936 / #1003

YF-12A Blackbird #06936 / #1003

Location:Lost on June 24, 1971 at Edwards AFB, CA.
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While in the traffic pattern at Edwards AFB, a fire broke out due to fuel line rupture, while on final the entire aircraft became engulfed in fire and both crew members ejected safely, Lt. Col. Ronald Layton, and Major Bill Curtis.

 

 

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