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Last updated: 29 October 2020
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Date:Friday 1 September 1950
Type:Silhouette image of generic C119 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fairchild C-119C Flying Boxcar
Operator:United States Air Force - USAF
Registration: 49-163
C/n / msn: 10400
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 9
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 9
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:11,3 km (7.1 mls) NW of Parsons, TN (   United States of America)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Smyrna-Sewart AFB, TN (MQY/KMQY), United States of America
Destination airport:Smyrna-Sewart AFB, TN (MQY/KMQY), United States of America
Narrative:
A Fairchild C-119C Flying Boxcar transport plane was destroyed in an accident during a routine navigation training mission out of Smyrna-Sewart AFB, TN.

Sources:
» Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - Sep 2, 1950
» Aviation Archaeological Investigation and Research (AAIR)


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