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Last updated: 13 July 2020
Estado:
Fecha:lunes 18 abril 1960
Tipo:Douglas C-124C Globemaster II
Operador:United States Air Force - USAF
Registración: 52-1062
Numéro de série: 43971
Año de Construcción:
Motores: 4 Pratt & Whitney R-4360-63A
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 9 / Ocupantes: 9
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 9 / Ocupantes: 9
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:10 km (6.3 milles) de Stephenville-Harmon AFB, NL (YJT) (   Canadá)
Fase: Ascenso Inicial (ICL)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:Stephenville-Ernest Harmon AFB, NL (YJT/CYJT), Canadá
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Terceira-Lajes AFB, Azores (TER/LPLA), Portugal
Descripción:
The USAF Globemaster transport plane operated on a flight from Dover AFB, DE (DOV) to Mildenhall RAF Station (MHZ) in the U.K. Intermediate stops were planned at Stephenville-Harmon AFB and at Terceira-Lajes AFB, Azores (LFB). The airplane took off from Harmon AFB in heavy fog and collided with a 450 feet hill.

Fuentes:
» Nine airmen die in crash (The Daily Telegram, 1960-04-19)
» US Crashes 1950-2002 / Jan van Waarde
» USAAS-USAAC-USAAF-USAF Aircraft Serial Numbers--1908 to Present / Joe Baugher


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Distance from Stephenville-Ernest Harmon AFB, NL to Terceira-Lajes AFB, Azores as the crow flies is 2710 km (1694 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of kilometers.

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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