Accident description
Last updated: 26 July 2014
Status:
Date:Monday 11 January 1965
Type:Douglas C-133A-5-DL Cargomaster
Operator:United States Air Force - USAF
Registration: 54-0140
C/n / msn: 44710
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:4,5 km (2.8 mls) off Wake Island AFB (AWK) (   United States of America) show on map
Phase: Initial climb (ICL)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Wake Island Airport (AWK/PAWK), U.S. Minor Outlying Islands
Destination airport:Okinawa-Kadena AFB (DNA/RODN), Japan
Narrative:
Crashed from about 500 feet altitude into the sea after a night-time departure.

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Distance from Wake Island Airport to Okinawa-Kadena AFB as the crow flies is 4022 km (2514 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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