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Last updated: 22 January 2020
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Datum:dinsdag 11 januari 1955
Type:Silhouette image of generic C119 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fairchild C-119G Flying Boxcar
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:United States Air Force - USAF
Registratie: 52-5949
Constructienummer: 11136
Bouwjaar:
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 2 / inzittenden: 5
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 37
Totaal:slachtoffers: 2 / inzittenden: 42
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:8 km (5 mijl) NE of Smyrna-Sewart AFB, TN (MQY) (   Verenigde Staten)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Militair
Vliegveld van vertrek:Smyrna-Sewart AFB, TN (MQY/KMQY), Verenigde Staten
Vliegveld van aankomst:?
Beschrijving:
Crashed after engine failure. All 37 airborne infantrymen and three crew members bailed out before the airplane crashed.

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


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