Accident
Last updated: 24 November 2014
Estado:
Fecha:miércoles 10 agosto 1955
Tipo:Fairchild C-119G Flying Boxcar
Operador:United States Air Force - USAF
Registración: 53-3222
Numéro de série: 11238
Año de Construcción:
Motores: 2 Wright R-3350
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 5 / Ocupantes: 5
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 14 / Ocupantes: 14
Total:Fatalidades: 19 / Ocupantes: 19
Víctimas de la colisión:Fatalidades: 47
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Edelweiler (   Alemania) show on map
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:Stuttgart-Echterdingen Airport (STR/EDDS), Alemania
Aeropuerto de Llegada:?
Descripción:
A flight of nine USAF planes departed Echterdingen on a training mission with troops. Initial reports said that one C-119 developed engine trouble at an altitude of 4,000 feet. The plane lost altitude momentarily, then pulled up abruptly, striking another C-119 aircraft in the formation. Both Fairchild C-119G Flying Boxcars (53-3222 and 53-7841) crashed.

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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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