Accident description
Last updated: 1 November 2014
Status:
Date:Sunday 3 June 1951
Time:13:45
Type: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) show on map
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Hopkinsville-Fort Campbell AAF, KY (HOP/KHOP), United States of America
Destination airport:Lawton Municipal Airport, OK (LAW), United States of America
Narrative:
Crashed into pasture and burned.

Sources:
» Aviation Archaeological Investigation and Research (AAIR)


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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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