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Accident description
Last updated: 27 September 2016
Status:
Date:Tuesday 31 March 1959
Type:Douglas C-124C Globemaster II
Operator:United States Air Force - USAF
Registration: 51-5201
C/n / msn: 43611
First flight:
Engines: 4 Pratt & Whitney R-4360-20WA
Crew:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 9
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 9
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Adana-Incirlik Air Base (ADA) (   Turkey)
Phase: Initial climb (ICL)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Adana-Incirlik Air Base (ADA/LTAG), Turkey
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Stalled on takeoff and crashed.

Sources:
» US Crashes 1950-2002 / Jan van Waarde
» Chicago Tribune


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