Narrative:The Greek C-47 taxied onto the active runway at Suwon. A USAF Lockheed F-80C Shooting Star (49-0722) was on take-off and hit the aircraft C-47.
|Date:||Monday 22 December 1952|
|Operator:||Royal Hellenic Air Force|
|C/n / msn:|| |
|First flight:|| |
|Engines:|| 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 8 / Occupants: 8|
|Total:||Fatalities: 13 / Occupants: 13 |
|Airplane damage:|| Written off|
|Airplane fate:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||Su Won (K-13) AB (SWU) (South Korea)
|Phase:|| Taxi (TXI)|
|Departure airport:||Su Won (K-13) AB (SWU/RKSW), South Korea|
The C-47 carried six U.S. soldier patients to evacuate them to a hospital.
» Korean War Aircraft Loss Database (KORWALD)
» The Deseret News. - Dec 23, 1952
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.