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Accident description
Last updated: 5 October 2015
Date:Wednesday 22 March 1961
Type:Silhouette image of generic CONI model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed TC-121C Super Constellation
Operator:United States Air Force - USAF
Registration: 51-3842
C/n / msn: 4118
First flight: 1953
Crew:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:16 km (10 mls) N of Marysville, CA (   United States of America)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Departure airport:Sacramento-McClellan AFB, CA (MCC/KMCC), United States of America
Destination airport:Sacramento-McClellan AFB, CA (MCC/KMCC), United States of America
Crashed in rainy weather during a test flight



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