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Last updated: 30 March 2020
Estado:
Fecha:viernes 2 marzo 1956
Tipo:Douglas C-124C Globemaster II
Operador:United States Air Force - USAF
Registración: 53-0021
Numéro de série: 44316
Año de Construcción:
Motores: 4 Pratt & Whitney R-4360-20WA
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 17 / Ocupantes: 17
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 17 / Ocupantes: 17
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:385 km (240.6 milles) SW de la costa de Iceland (   Océano Atlántico)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:Reykjavík-Keflavík International Airport (KEF/BIKF), Islandia
Aeropuerto de Llegada:?
Descripción:
Engine problems forced the crew to ditch the plane in the Atlantic. The Globemaster was en route to the U.S. from Iceland.

Fuentes:
» US Crashes 1950-2002 / Jan van Waarde
» USAAS-USAAC-USAAF-USAF Aircraft Serial Numbers--1908 to Present / Joe Baugher


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