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Accident description
Last updated: 16 October 2017
Status:
Date:Thursday 24 May 1962
Type:Douglas C-124A-DL Globemaster II
Operator:United States Air Force - USAF
Registration: 51-0147
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: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Tachikawa Air Base (   Japan)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Tachikawa Air Base (RJTC), Japan
Destination airport:Tachikawa Air Base (RJTC), Japan
Narrative:
Struck Mount Chichibu during a training flight.

Sources:
» The Spokesman-Review - May 26, 1962


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