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Last updated: 16 October 2017
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Date:Wednesday 17 February 1960
Type:Silhouette image of generic C119 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fairchild C-119 Flying Boxcar
Operator:United States Air Force - USAF
Registration: registration unknown
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Liberty, SC (   United States of America)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Greenville-Donaldson AFB, SC (GDC/KGYH), United States of America
Destination airport:Greenville-Donaldson AFB, SC (GDC/KGYH), United States of America
Narrative:
A C-119 transport plane crashed during a training flight out of Greenville-Donaldson AFB, SC (GDC). One engine had reportedly failed and all four aboard had bailed out.

Sources:
» The Evening Independent - Feb 28, 1960


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