Accident
Last updated: 30 October 2014
Status:
Datum:Sonntag 27 Januar 1957
Zeit:ca 20:15
Flugzeugtyp:Douglas C-124C Globemaster II
Fluggesellschaft:United States Air Force - USAF
Kennzeichen: 50-0088
Werknummer: 43226
Baujahr:
Triebwerk: 4 Pratt & Whitney R-4360-20WA
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 12
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 12
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:vom Land entfernt von Anchorage-Elmendorf AFB, AK (EDF) (   USA)
Flugphase: Unbekannt (UNK)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Anchorage-Elmendorf AFB, AK (EDF/PAED), USA
Flug nach:Tacoma-McChord AFB, WA (TCM/KTCM), USA
Unfallbericht:
The C-124 took off from Elmendorf AFB (EDF), bound for McChord AFB (TCM). Shortly after takeoff one engine caught fire. The pilot could not make it back to Elmendorf. A forced landing was made on the ice of Cook Inlet, about 20 yards from shore.

Informationsquelle:
» US Crashes 1950-2002 / Jan van Waarde


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Distance from Anchorage-Elmendorf AFB, AK to Tacoma-McChord AFB, WA as the crow flies is 2322 km (1451 miles).

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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