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Last updated: 12 November 2019
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Date:xx xxx 1958
Type:Silhouette image of generic C119 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fairchild C-119G Flying Boxcar
Operator:United States Air Force - USAF
Registration: 53-3221
C/n / msn: 11237
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Athens Airport (ATH) (   Greece)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Athens-Ellinikon International Airport (ATH/LGAT), Greece
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The C-119 transport plane suffered a prop overspeed after take-off. The aircraft returned for landing but crash-landed between a taxiway and the runway because a DC-3 blocked the runway. Date given as Summer 1958.

Sources:
» ruudleeuw.com
» USAAS-USAAC-USAAF-USAF Aircraft Serial Numbers--1908 to Present / Joe Baugher


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