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Accident description
Last updated: 19 October 2017
Date:Tuesday 6 September 1955
Type:Silhouette image of generic C119 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Kaiser-Frazer C-119J Flying Boxcar
Operator:United States Air Force - USAF
Registration: 51-8142
C/n / msn: 145
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 6
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 6
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:5 km (3.1 mls) N of Alexandria-England AFB, LA (AEX) (   United States of America)
Phase: Initial climb (ICL)
Departure airport:Alexandria-England AFB, LA (AEX/KAEX), United States of America
Destination airport:?
Crashed after takeoff due to engine failure.

» Aviation Archaeological Investigation and Research (AAIR)
» The Milwaukee Journal - Sep 6, 1955


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