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Last updated: 11 April 2021
Status:Zwischenbericht
Datum:Donnerstag 3 März 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: 51-7995
Werknummer: 10734
Baujahr:
Triebwerk: 2 Wright R-3350
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 13
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Hagerstown-Wash. County Regional Airport, MD (HGR) (   USA)
Flugphase: Landung (LDG)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Ardmore AFB, OK (ADM/KADM), USA
Flug nach:Hagerstown-Wash. County Regional Airport, MD (HGR/KHGR), USA
Unfallbericht:
Landed short of the runway, bounced and the right landing gear collapsed when it retouched the runway. The aircraft skidded down and off the runway to within 40 feet of six new C-119. It caught fire approximately five minutes after the crash and was totally destroyed.

Informationsquelle:
» Thomas Brügge
» Ardmore Air Force Base 1953-59 and the Southern Oklahoma Area


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Distance from Ardmore AFB, OK to Hagerstown-Wash. County Regional Airport, MD as the crow flies is 1799 km (1124 miles).

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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