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Last updated: 29 September 2020
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Datum:Freitag 6 Juli 1956
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic C97 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing KC-97E Stratofreighter
Fluggesellschaft:United States Air Force - USAF
Kennzeichen: 51-0220
Werknummer: 16287
Baujahr:
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 6 / Insassen: 6
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 6 / Insassen: 6
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:72 km (45 Meilen) NE of Goose Bay, NL (   Kanada)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Lake Charles Municipal Airport, LA (LCH/KLCH), USA
Flug nach:Goose Bay Airport, NL (YYR/CYYR), Kanada
Unfallbericht:
Crashed in a wooded area after reporting one engine on fire.

Informationsquelle:
» USAAS-USAAC-USAAF-USAF Aircraft Serial Numbers--1908 to Present / Joe Baugher


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Distance from Lake Charles Municipal Airport, LA to Goose Bay Airport, NL as the crow flies is 3667 km (2292 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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