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Last updated: 14 April 2021
Estado:Preliminar
Fecha:jueves 3 marzo 1955
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic C119 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fairchild C-119G Flying Boxcar
Operador:United States Air Force - USAF
Registración: 51-7995
Numéro de série: 10734
Año de Construcción:
Motores: 2 Wright R-3350
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 13
Daños en la Aeronave: Destruido
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Hagerstown-Wash. County Regional Airport, MD (HGR) (   Estados Unidos de América)
Elevación del lugar del accidente: 215 m (705 feet) amsl
Fase: Aterrizaje (LDG)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:Ardmore AFB, OK (ADM/KADM), Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Hagerstown-Wash. County Regional Airport, MD (HGR/KHGR), Estados Unidos de América
Descripción:
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.

Fuentes:
» 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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