Accident
Last updated: 24 April 2014
Estado:
Fecha:sábado 5 junio 1965
Tipo:Fairchild C-119F-FA Flying Boxcar
Operador:United States Air Force - USAF
Registración: 51-2680
Numéro de série: 10669
Año de Construcción:
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-3350
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 5 / Ocupantes: 5
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 4 / Ocupantes: 4
Total:Fatalidades: 9 / Ocupantes: 9
Daños en la Aeronave: Desaparecido
Consecuencias: Presumed damaged beyond repair
Ubicación:de la costa de Bahamas (   Océano Atlántico) show on map
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:Homestead AFB, FL (HST/KHST), Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Grand Turk Island Airport (GDT/MBJT), Islas Turcas y Caicos
Descripción:
Flying Boxcar arrived at Homestead AFB at 17:04 and was prepared for a flight to Grand Turk. It then took off at 19:47 with 4 additional mechanics who were to fix the engine of a C-119 stranded on Grand Turk. The airplane never arrived at the destination and was declared missing.

Fuentes:
» Bermuda Triangle Mystery web site


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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Homestead AFB, FL to Grand Turk Island Airport as the crow flies is 1038 km (648 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s 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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