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Accident description
Last updated: 12 December 2017
Status:
Date:Monday 18 April 1955
Type:Silhouette image of generic C119 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fairchild C-119C Flying Boxcar
Operator:United States Air Force - USAF
Registration: 51-2648
C/n / msn: 10637
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Ghisonaccia Field, Corsica (   France)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Crash-landing after engine failure due to fuel exhaustion. The four crew members survived.

Sources:
» Aviation Archaeological Investigation and Research (AAIR)


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