Accident
Last updated: 19 December 2014
Status:
Datum:Sonntag 28 Juli 1968
Zeit:ca 20:00
Flugzeugtyp:Douglas C-124C Globemaster II
Fluggesellschaft:United States Air Force - USAF
Kennzeichen: 51-5178
Werknummer: 43588
Baujahr:
Triebwerk: 4 Pratt & Whitney R-4360-20WA
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 10 / Insassen: 10
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 10 / Insassen: 10
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:80 km (50 Meilen) NW of Recife, PE (   Brasilien) show on map
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Paramaribo-Zanderij International Airport (PBM/SMJP), Surinam
Flug nach:Recife-Guararapes International Airport, PE (REC/SBRF), Brasilien
Unfallbericht:
Flew into a 1890 feet high hill during descent.

Informationsquelle:
» US Crashes 1950-2002 / Jan van Waarde


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Distance from Paramaribo-Zanderij International Airport to Recife-Guararapes International Airport, PE as the crow flies is 2694 km (1684 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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