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Last updated: 15 November 2018
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Date:Monday 6 July 1959
Type:Douglas C-124A Globemaster II
Operator:United States Air Force - USAF
Registration: 49-0254
C/n / msn: 43183
First flight:
Engines: 4 Pratt & Whitney R-4360-20WA
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 7
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 7
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:1,5 km (0.9 mls) from Shreveport-Barksdale AFB, LA (BAD) (   United States of America)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Shreveport-Barksdale AFB, LA (BAD/KBAD), United States of America
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Crashed and caught fire. The airplane was on a nuclear logistics movement mission. The aircraft was destroyed by fire which also destroyed one weapon, causing slight contamination.

Sources:
» 7 Injured In Plane Crash (Mansfield News Journal, 1959-07-07)
» US Crashes 1950-2002 / Jan van Waarde


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