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Accident description
Last updated: 28 October 2016
Date:Sunday 3 June 1951
Type:Silhouette image of generic C82 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fairchild C-82A-FA Packet
Operator:United States Air Force - USAF
Registration: 45-57761
C/n / msn: 10131
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 10 / Occupants: 10
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:4,5 km (2.8 mls) SSW of New Boston, TX (   United States of America)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Departure airport:Hopkinsville-Fort Campbell AAF, KY (HOP/KHOP), United States of America
Destination airport:Lawton Municipal Airport, OK (LAW/KLAW), United States of America
Crashed into pasture and burned.

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Distance from Hopkinsville-Fort Campbell AAF, KY to Lawton Municipal Airport, OK as the crow flies is 1007 km (629 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkĺs 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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