Vliegtuigongeval op 28 JUN 1950 met Fairchild C-119C Flying Boxcar 49-134 - Hendersonville, TN
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Datum:woensdag 28 juni 1950
Type:Silhouette image of generic C119 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fairchild C-119C Flying Boxcar
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:United States Air Force - USAF
Registratie: 49-134
Constructienummer: 10371
Bouwjaar:
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 4 / inzittenden: 4
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 26
Totaal:slachtoffers: 4 / inzittenden: 30
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:2,4 km (1.5 mijl) SE of Hendersonville, TN (   Verenigde Staten)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Militair
Vliegveld van vertrek:Hopkinsville-Fort Campbell AAF, KY (HOP/KHOP), Verenigde Staten
Vliegveld van aankomst:Hopkinsville-Fort Campbell AAF, KY (HOP/KHOP), Verenigde Staten
Beschrijving:
A Fairchild C-119C Flying Boxcar transport plane was destroyed in an accident near Hendersonville, TN.
The airplane was one of 32 aircraft of the 37th Troop Carrier Squadron taking part in a night time exercise. There were 26 paratroopers on board who would make a night jump near Fort Campbell.
The airplane suffered a fire on the right hand engine, forcing the crew to return to the airfield. All paratroopers bailed out safely. The airplane crashed, killing all four crew members.

Bronnen:
» USAAS-USAAC-USAAF-USAF Aircraft Serial Numbers--1908 to Present / Joe Baugher
» The Bulletin - Jun 29, 1950


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