Accident
Last updated: 19 December 2014
Estado:
Fecha:domingo 27 enero 1957
Hora:ca 20:15
Tipo:Douglas C-124C Globemaster II
Operador:United States Air Force - USAF
Registración: 50-0088
Numéro de série: 43226
Año de Construcción:
Motores: 4 Pratt & Whitney R-4360-20WA
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 12
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 12
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:de la costa de Anchorage-Elmendorf AFB, AK (EDF) (   Estados Unidos de América)
Fase: Desconocido (UNK)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:Anchorage-Elmendorf AFB, AK (EDF/PAED), Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Tacoma-McChord AFB, WA (TCM/KTCM), Estados Unidos de América
Descripción:
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.

Fuentes:
» 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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