B-52 Stratofortress, lost engine over North Dakota

Beryl Lipton filed this request with the Air Force of the United States of America.
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From: Beryl Lipton

To Whom It May Concern:

This is a request under the Freedom of Information Act. I hereby request the following records:

All incident reports, after-action reports, and investigatory notes regarding the in-flight loss of a B-52 Stratofortress engine in North Dakota on Wednesday, January 4, 2017. The affected aircraft then landed at Minot Air Force Base. [For reference: http://www.defensenews.com/articles/engine-drops-out-of-b-52-during-training-at-minot-air-force-base]

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 20 business days, as the statute requires.


Beryl C.D. Lipton


Mr. Lipton,

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HAF FOIA Administration Section


Dear Ms. Lipton,

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From: Beryl Lipton

Hello José,

Thank you so much for sending this acknowledgment letter along and for the appropriate "news media" categorization. I really appreciate it. Please let me know if you have any questions, and I hope you're well.

Best wishes,


A copy of documents responsive to the request.