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Last updated: 23 September 2020
Estado:
Fecha:viernes 6 julio 1956
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic C97 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing KC-97E Stratofreighter
Operador:United States Air Force - USAF
Registración: 51-0220
Numéro de série: 16287
Año de Construcción:
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 6 / Ocupantes: 6
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 6 / Ocupantes: 6
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:72 km (45 milles) NE of Goose Bay, NL (   Canadá)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:Lake Charles Municipal Airport, LA (LCH/KLCH), Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Goose Bay Airport, NL (YYR/CYYR), Canadá
Descripción:
Crashed in a wooded area after reporting one engine on fire.

Fuentes:
» 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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