ASN Aircraft accident Kaiser-Frazer C-119G Flying Boxcar 53-8072 Ogden-Hill AFB, UT (HIF)
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Date:Saturday 20 January 1962
Type:Silhouette image of generic C119 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Kaiser-Frazer C-119G Flying Boxcar
Operator:United States Air Force - USAF
Registration: 53-8072
MSN: KF-175
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Aircraft fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:ca 1 km SE of Ogden-Hill AFB, UT (HIF) (   United States of America)
Phase: Initial climb (ICL)
Departure airport:Ogden-Hill AFB, UT (HIF/KHIF), United States of America
Destination airport:Ogden-Hill AFB, UT (HIF/KHIF), United States of America
The Fairchild C-119 Flying Boxcar crashed shortly after takeoff from Ogden-Hill Air Force Base, Utah, USA. The aircraft departed at 09:20 hours local time to practice instrument approaches. Following one of these touch-and-goes, the aircraft veered left at an altitude of about 600 feet and impacted the ground close to Highway 193.


» San Bernardino Sun 21 January 1962, p1
» Salt Lake Tribune January 22,1962


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