Accident description
Last updated: 20 August 2014
Status:
Date:Sunday 15 January 1961
Time:19:25
Type:Fairchild C-119G Flying Boxcar
Operator:United States Air Force - USAF
Registration: 51-2639
C/n / msn: 10628
First flight:
Engines: 2 Wright R-3350
Crew:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:6,3 km (3.9 mls) NE of Hopkinsville-Fort Campbell AAF, KY (HOP) (   United States of America) show on map
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:San Antonio-Kelly AFB, TX (SKF/KSKF), United States of America
Destination airport:Hopkinsville-Fort Campbell AAF, KY (HOP/KHOP), United States of America
Narrative:
Crashed.

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


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Distance from San Antonio-Kelly AFB, TX to Hopkinsville-Fort Campbell AAF, KY as the crow flies is 1303 km (814 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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