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Last updated: 17 September 2021
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Datum:Donnerstag 16 Oktober 1958
Flugzeugtyp:Douglas C-124C Globemaster II
Fluggesellschaft:United States Air Force - USAF
Kennzeichen: 52-1017
Werknummer: 43926
Baujahr:
Triebwerk: 4 Pratt & Whitney R-4360-20WA
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 7 / Insassen: 13
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 7 / Insassen: 13
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:nahe Cape Hallett Bay (   Antarctica)
Flugphase: Manövrieren (MNV)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Christchurch International Airport (CHC/NZCH), Neuseeland
Flug nach:McMurdo Station-Williams Field (NZWD),
Unfallbericht:
Crashed into a 3200 feet mountain near Cape Hallett Bay. Navigational errors were made during this air-drop mission over Antarctica.

Informationsquelle:
» USAAS-USAAC-USAAF-USAF Aircraft Serial Numbers--1908 to Present / Joe Baugher
» Saskatoon Star-Phoenix - Oct 16, 1958


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Distance from Christchurch International Airport to McMurdo Station-Williams Field as the crow flies is 3821 km (2388 miles).
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