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Last updated: 28 September 2020
Date:Monday 6 January 1958
Type:Silhouette image of generic C119 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fairchild CC-119 Flying Boxcar (C-119G)
Operator:Royal Canadian Air Force - RCAF
Registration: 22125
C/n / msn: 10942
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 14
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Edmonton-Namao Field, AB (YED) (   Canada)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Edmonton-Namao Field, AB (YED/CYED), Canada
The 435 Sqn Boxcar crashed short of the runway at RCAF Station Namao AB, following engine failure. The landing gear failed and the wings and tail booms were torn off. Fortunately, there were no fatalities of the 14 onboard.

» Edmonton Journal 6 January 1958, Pg 1
» Sixty Years, The RCAF and CF Air Command 1924-1984, Larry Milberry Pg 294 (Photo)
» Royal Canadian Air Force Aircraft Finish and Markings 1947-1968 Vol 1 Patrick Martin, Pg50


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