Accident
Last updated: 21 October 2014
Estado:
Fecha:viernes 17 julio 1953
Hora:23:15
Tipo:Fairchild R4Q-2 Packet (C-119F)
Operador:United States Navy
Registración: 131663
Numéro de série: 10830
Año de Construcción:
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 5 / Ocupantes: 6
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 39 / Ocupantes: 40
Total:Fatalidades: 44 / Ocupantes: 46
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:cerca Milton-Whiting Field NAS, FL (NSE) (   Estados Unidos de América) show on map
Fase: Ascenso Inicial (ICL)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:Milton-Whiting Field NAS, FL (NSE), Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Norfolk NAS Chambers, VA (NGU/KNGU), Estados Unidos de América
Descripción:
Crashed into a wooded area after takeoff.
The Packet was part of a large airlift carrying Reserve Officers' Training Corps (ROTC) students from summer training in Corpus Christi, TX., back to Norfolk. The airplane had stopped at Whiting Field to refuel.


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Distance from Milton-Whiting Field NAS, FL to Norfolk NAS Chambers, VA as the crow flies is 1199 km (750 miles).

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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