Accident
Last updated: 21 April 2014
Status:
Datum:Freitag 2 März 1956
Flugzeugtyp:Douglas C-124C Globemaster II
Fluggesellschaft:United States Air Force - USAF
Kennzeichen: 53-0021
Werknummer: 44316
Baujahr:
Triebwerk: 4 Pratt & Whitney R-4360-20WA
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 17 / Insassen: 17
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 17 / Insassen: 17
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:385 km (240.6 Meilen) SW vom Land entfernt von Iceland (   Atlantischer Ozean) show on map
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Reykjavík-Keflavík International Airport (KEF/BIKF), Island
Flug nach:?
Unfallbericht:
Engine problems forced the crew to ditch the plane in the Atlantic. The Globemaster was en route to the U.S. from Iceland.

Informationsquelle:
» US Crashes 1950-2002 / Jan van Waarde
» USAAS-USAAC-USAAF-USAF Aircraft Serial Numbers--1908 to Present / Joe Baugher


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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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