Accident description
Last updated: 24 April 2014
Status:
Date:Thursday 29 March 1951
Type:Fairchild C-119B Flying Boxcar
Operator:United States Air Force - USAF
Registration: 48-0345
C/n / msn: 10327
First flight:
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-4360-20
Crew:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 5
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 5
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:10 km (6.3 mls) S of Hongchon (   South Korea)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Right engine fell off, crash landed. A USMC HTL-4 helicopter participated in the successful SAR effort.

Sources:
» Thomas Brügge
» Korean War Aircraft Loss Database (KORWALD)


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This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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