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Last updated: 18 October 2017
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Datum:Freitag 27 November 1953
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic C119 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fairchild C-119C-26-FA Flying Boxcar
Fluggesellschaft:United States Air Force - USAF
Kennzeichen: 51-2621
Werknummer: 10610
Baujahr:
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 6 / Insassen: 6
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 6 / Insassen: 6
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:4 km (2.5 Meilen) NE of Paris-Orly Airport (ORY) (   Frankreich)
Flugphase: Annäherung (APR)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:?
Flug nach:Paris-Orly Airport (ORY/LFPO), Frankreich
Unfallbericht:
Structural failure and crashed in flames in the Choisy-le-Roi neighbourhood of Paris, France.
The airplane was being ferried from Dover, DL to Frankfurt, Germany with en route stops at the Azores Islands and Paris-Orly.
It appeared the rear clam shell doors departed the aircraft striking the horizontal stabilizer, causing a catastrophic failure of the empennage.

Informationsquelle:
» USAAS-USAAC-USAAF-USAF Aircraft Serial Numbers--1908 to Present / Joe Baugher
» Youngstown Vindicator - Nov 27, 1953


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