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Last updated: 24 June 2018
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Datum:Sonntag 19 Januar 1958
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic C97 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing C-97A Stratofreighter
Fluggesellschaft:United States Air Force - USAF
Kennzeichen: 49-2597
Werknummer: 16219
Baujahr:
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 7 / Insassen: 7
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 7 / Insassen: 7
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:445 km (278.1 Meilen) SW vom Land entfernt von Honolulu, Hawaii (   Pacific Ocean)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Honolulu-Hickam AFB, HI (HIK), USA
Flug nach:Wake Island Airport (AWK/PAWK),
Unfallbericht:
Missing over the Pacific Ocean. The Stratofreighter was on a flight from Fairfield-Travis AFB, CA (SUU) to Tokyo, Japan with stops scheduled at Hickam AFB (HIK), Hawaii and Wake Island (AWK).
The navy confirmed that debris found 277 miles to the southwest of Honolulu, was wreckage of the plane.

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


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Distance from Honolulu-Hickam AFB, HI to Wake Island Airport as the crow flies is 3673 km (2296 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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