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Accident description
Last updated: 18 October 2017
Status:
Date:Tuesday 9 February 1954
Type:Silhouette image of generic C119 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fairchild C-119C-18-FA Flying Boxcar
Operator:United States Air Force - USAF
Registration: 50-0163
C/n / msn: 10481
First flight:
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-4360-20WA
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Caceres (   Spain)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Crashed in mountains following engine failure. All crew bailed out safely.

Sources:
» US Crashes 1950-2002 / Jan van Waarde
» USAAS-USAAC-USAAF-USAF Aircraft Serial Numbers--1908 to Present / Joe Baugher
» ABC (Sevilla) 10 February 1954, p9


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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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