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Accident description
Last updated: 18 October 2017
Status:
Date:Wednesday 30 November 1955
Type:Silhouette image of generic C119 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fairchild C-119G Flying Boxcar
Operator:United States Air Force - USAF
Registration: 52-5881
C/n / msn: 11048
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Kagoshima (   Japan)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Crew bailed out after engine failure.

Sources:
» Aviation Archaeological Investigation and Research (AAIR)
» Ottawa Citizen - Dec 1, 1955


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