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Last updated: 19 November 2019
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Date:Friday 4 January 1952
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: 49-150
C/n / msn: 10387
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:19 km (11.9 mls) NE of Hachita, NM (   United States of America)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The aircraft was damaged beyond repair after performing a forced landing in shrub-covered terrain following failure of on the engines. One occupant suffered injuries.

Classification:
Forced landing outside airport

Sources:
» Aviation Archaeological Investigation and Research (AAIR)
» Spokane Daily Chronical 4 January 1952, p2


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