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Last updated: 18 November 2017
Datum:woensdag 28 november 1956
Type:Douglas C-124C Globemaster II
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:United States Air Force - USAF
Registratie: 52-1015
Constructienummer: 43924
Motoren: 4 Pratt & Whitney R-4360-20WA
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden:
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden:
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 17
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:McMurdo Station-Williams Field (   Antarctica)
Fase: Landing (LDG)
Soort vlucht:Militair
Vliegveld van vertrek:?
Vliegveld van aankomst:McMurdo Station-Williams Field (NZWD), Antarctica
Nose gear failure on landing. Parts of the plane were used to repair Globemasters 52-0982 and 52-0983 which were both damaged at McMurdo earlier (Oct 21, 1956 and Nov 28, 1956 resp.). The remainder was used as a storage shed.

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