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Accident
Last updated: 23 October 2017
Estado:
Fecha:viernes 27 noviembre 1953
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic C119 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fairchild C-119C-26-FA Flying Boxcar
Operador:United States Air Force - USAF
Registración: 51-2621
Numéro de série: 10610
Año de Construcción:
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 6 / Ocupantes: 6
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 6 / Ocupantes: 6
Daños en la Aeronave: Destruido
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:4 km (2.5 milles) NE of Paris-Orly Airport (ORY) (   Francia)
Fase: Aproximación (APR)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:?
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Paris-Orly Airport (ORY/LFPO), Francia
Descripción:
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.

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


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