Narrative:Flew into the side of Mount Helmos. The wreckage with four survivors was found after two days.
|Date:||Thursday 13 January 1966|
|Operator:||United States Air Force - USAF|
|C/n / msn:|| 1944|
|First flight:|| |
|Engines:|| 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92|
|Crew:||Fatalities: / Occupants: |
|Passengers:||Fatalities: / Occupants: |
|Total:||Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 10 |
|Airplane damage:|| Written off|
|Airplane fate:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||Mount Helmos (Greece)
|Phase:|| En route (ENR)|
|Departure airport:||Izmir-Cigli AB (IGL/LTBL), Turkey|
|Destination airport:||Napoli Airport (NAP/LIRN), Italy|
» US Crashes 1950-2002 / Jan van Waarde
» The Milwaukee Sentinel - Jan 17, 1966
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 Izmir-Cigli AB to Napoli Airport as the crow flies is 1111 km (694 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.