Narrative:Struck Mount Chichibu during a training flight.
|Date:||Thursday 24 May 1962|
|Type:||Douglas C-124A-DL Globemaster II|
|Operator:||United States Air Force - USAF|
|C/n / msn:|| 43481|
|First flight:|| |
|Engines:|| 4 Pratt & Whitney R-4360-20WA|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 7|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0|
|Total:||Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 7 |
|Airplane damage:|| Written off|
|Airplane fate:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||near Tachikawa AB (Japan)
|Phase:|| En route (ENR)|
|Departure airport:||Tachikawa AB (RJTC), Japan|
|Destination airport:||Tachikawa AB (RJTC), Japan|
» The Spokesman-Review - May 26, 1962
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Distance from Tachikawa AB to Tachikawa AB as the crow flies is 0 km (0 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.