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Accident description
Last updated: 27 November 2015
Date:Tuesday 2 September 1958
Type:Douglas C-124C Globemaster II
Operator:United States Air Force - USAF
Registration: 52-1081
C/n / msn: 43990
First flight:
Engines: 4 Pratt & Whitney R-4360-20WA
Crew:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 7
Passengers:Fatalities: 12 / Occupants: 12
Total:Fatalities: 19 / Occupants: 19
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:56 km (35 mls) W off Guam-Agana NAS (NGM) (   Pacific Ocean)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Departure airport:Guam-Agana NAS (NGM), Guam
Destination airport:Angeles City-Clark AB (CRK/RPMK), Philippines
Inflight fire: crashed at sea.



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Distance from Guam-Agana NAS to Angeles City-Clark AB as the crow flies is 2602 km (1626 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkĺs 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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