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Last updated: 23 January 2020
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Datum:Dienstag 11 Januar 1955
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic C119 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fairchild C-119G Flying Boxcar
Fluggesellschaft:United States Air Force - USAF
Kennzeichen: 52-5949
Werknummer: 11136
Baujahr:
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 2 / Insassen: 5
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 37
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 2 / Insassen: 42
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:8 km (5 Meilen) NE of Smyrna-Sewart AFB, TN (MQY) (   USA)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Smyrna-Sewart AFB, TN (MQY/KMQY), USA
Flug nach:?
Unfallbericht:
Crashed after engine failure. All 37 airborne infantrymen and three crew members bailed out before the airplane crashed.

Informationsquelle:
» Aviation Archaeological Investigation and Research (AAIR)
» Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - Jan 12, 1955


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