Hull-loss
Last updated: 23 April 2014
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Datum:Dienstag 15 Januar 1957
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-118A
Fluggesellschaft:United States Air Force - USAF
Kennzeichen: 53-3263
Werknummer: 44634/572
Baujahr: 1955
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Tacoma-McChord AFB, WA (TCM) (   USA) show on map
Flugphase: Stehendes (STD)
Betriebsart:Militär
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Unfallbericht:
A fire broke out at McChord AFB, causing the destruction of two maintenance hangars. A Douglas C-118 (53-3263) and a Douglas C-124C Globemaster II (52-1027) were destroyed. Two other planes, a Lockheed T-33 jet and a de Havilland Canada L-20 Beaver were damaged.

Informationsquelle:
» Destruction at air base (Walla Walla Union-Bulletin, 1957-01-16)


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