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Last updated: 11 May 2021
Estado:
Fecha:martes 20 abril 1954
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic C119 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Kaiser-Frazier C-119F Flying Boxcar
Operador:United States Air Force - USAF
Registración: 51-8153
Numéro de série: 156
Año de Construcción:
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 7 / Ocupantes: 7
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 7 / Ocupantes: 7
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:20 km (12.5 milles) NW of Burbank Airport, CA (BUR) (   Estados Unidos de América)
Fase: Aproximación (APR)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:Chandler-Williams AFB, AZ (CHD/KIWA), Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Burbank Airport, CA (BUR/KBUR), Estados Unidos de América
Descripción:
The C-119 transport plane impacted a fog-obscured ridge on Mission Point (2771 feet high) while on an instrument approach to Burbank.

Fuentes:
» 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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