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Last updated: 11 May 2021
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Datum:Dienstag 20 April 1954
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic C119 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Kaiser-Frazier C-119F Flying Boxcar
Fluggesellschaft:United States Air Force - USAF
Kennzeichen: 51-8153
Werknummer: 156
Baujahr:
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 7 / Insassen: 7
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 7 / Insassen: 7
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:20 km (12.5 Meilen) NW of Burbank Airport, CA (BUR) (   USA)
Flugphase: Annäherung (APR)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Chandler-Williams AFB, AZ (CHD/KIWA), USA
Flug nach:Burbank Airport, CA (BUR/KBUR), USA
Unfallbericht:
The C-119 transport plane impacted a fog-obscured ridge on Mission Point (2771 feet high) while on an instrument approach to Burbank.

Informationsquelle:
» Aviation Archaeological Investigation and Research (AAIR)
» The Pittsburgh Press - Apr 20, 1954


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Distance from Chandler-Williams AFB, AZ to Burbank Airport, CA as the crow flies is 623 km (390 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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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