Criminal Occurrence description
Last updated: 25 July 2014
Status:
Date:Sunday 3 June 1951
Type:Fairchild C-119B Flying Boxcar
Operator:United States Air Force - USAF
Registration: 48-0350
C/n / msn: 10332
First flight:
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-4360-20
Crew:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Collision casualties:Fatalities: 6
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:3 km (1.9 mls) NE of Inje (   South Korea) show on map
Phase: Maneuvering (MNV)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Two C-119s (49-0123 and 48-0350) were approaching to make an air drop of ammo for an artillery battery when one of the planes was fired at by a U.S. artillery piece. One C-119 was hit in the tail, lost control and collided with the other plane. Both crashed.

Classification:
Mid air collision
Loss of control

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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