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Last updated: 28 September 2021
Datum:zaterdag 16 april 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: 51-8085
Constructienummer: 10979
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 5
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 12
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 17
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Matsushima Air Base (   Japan)
Fase: Start (TOF)
Soort vlucht:Militair
Vliegveld van vertrek:Matsushima Air Base (RJST), Japan
Vliegveld van aankomst:?
Crashed on takeoff due to engine failure. One occupant sustained serious injuries.
One source reports this accident was fatal; possibly the seriously injured occupant later died.

» Aviation Archaeological Investigation and Research (AAIR)
» The Windsor Daily Star 16 April 1955, p2


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