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Last updated: 25 October 2016
Datum:Sonntag 15 Mai 1955
Flugzeugtyp:Douglas C-124C Globemaster II
Fluggesellschaft:United States Air Force - USAF
Kennzeichen: 52-1088
Werknummer: 43997
Triebwerk: 4 Pratt & Whitney R-4360-20WA
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 7
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 7
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:nahe Thule Air Base (THU) (   Greenland)
Flugphase: Anfangssteigflug (ICL)
Flug von:Thule Air Base (THU/BGTL),
Flug nach:Springfield-Westover AFB, MA (CEF/KCEF), USA
Damaged beyond repair.

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Distance from Thule Air Base to Springfield-Westover AFB, MA as the crow flies is 3792 km (2370 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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