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Accident description
Last updated: 22 October 2017
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Date:Thursday 2 November 1950
Type:Silhouette image of generic C119 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fairchild C-119C Flying Boxcar
Operator:United States Air Force - USAF
Registration: 49-0189
C/n / msn: 10426
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:11,3 km (7.1 mls) WNW of Rome-Griffiss AFB, NY (RME) (   United States of America)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The crew bailed out of their C-119C when they had run out of fuel in bad weather.

Sources:
» Aviation Archaeological Investigation and Research (AAIR)


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