Accident
Last updated: 28 July 2014
Status:
Datum:woensdag 16 januari 1952
Type:Fairchild C-119C-16-FA Flying Boxcar
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:United States Air Force - USAF
Registratie: 49-0172
Constructienummer: 10409
Bouwjaar:
Motoren: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-4360-20WA
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 3 / inzittenden: 5
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 3 / inzittenden: 5
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:32 km (20 mijl) SE van Pohang (   Zuid-Korea)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Militair
Vliegveld van vertrek:?
Vliegveld van aankomst:Seoul (K-16) Air Base (SSN/RKSM), Zuid-Korea
Beschrijving:
On a routine resupply mission to Seoul Air Base (K-16), the airplane suffered a possible prop blade failure.
Both engines separated from aircraft in flight, and the Flying Boxcar crashed into the sea off Pohang (K-3).


Bronnen:
» 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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