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Accident description
Last updated: 24 October 2016
Date:Thursday 29 March 1951
Type:Silhouette image of generic C119 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
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)
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Right engine fell off, crash landed. A USMC Bell HTL-4 helicopter participated in the successful SAR effort.

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


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