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Accident
Last updated: 22 June 2018
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Datum:Sonntag 3 Juni 1951
Zeit:13:45
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic C82 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fairchild C-82A-FA Packet
Fluggesellschaft:United States Air Force - USAF
Kennzeichen: 45-57761
Werknummer: 10131
Baujahr:
Besatzung:Todesopfer: / Insassen:
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: / Insassen:
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 8 / Insassen: 10
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:4,5 km (2.8 Meilen) SSW of New Boston, TX (   USA)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Hopkinsville-Fort Campbell AAF, KY (HOP/KHOP), USA
Flug nach:Lawton Municipal Airport, OK (LAW/KLAW), USA
Unfallbericht:
Crashed into pasture and burned. Some occupants bailed out.

Informationsquelle:
» Aviation Archaeological Investigation and Research (AAIR)
» San Bernardino Sun 7 June 1951, p1
» San Bernardino Sun 4 June 1951, p1


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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).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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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