Accident description
Last updated: 2 September 2014
Status:
Date:Wednesday 24 March 1965
Time:14:15
Type:Douglas C-124C Globemaster II
Operator:United States Air Force - USAF
Registration: 52-1075
C/n / msn: 43984
First flight:
Engines: 4 Pratt & Whitney R-4360-20WA
Crew:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Cordova, MD (   United States of America) show on map
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Dover AFB, DE (DOV/KDOV), United States of America
Destination airport:Dover AFB, DE (DOV/KDOV), United States of America
Narrative:
The starboard wing failed outside the no. 4 engine. Control was lost and the airplane crashed in a wooded gully.

Classification:
Wing failure
Loss of control

Sources:
» US Crashes 1950-2002 / Jan van Waarde
» USAAS-USAAC-USAAF-USAF Aircraft Serial Numbers--1908 to Present / Joe Baugher


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Distance from Dover AFB, DE to Dover AFB, DE 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.
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