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Last updated: 5 March 2021
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Datum:Sonntag 24 September 1961
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic C123 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fairchild C-123B-9-FA Provider
Fluggesellschaft:United States Air Force - USAF
Kennzeichen: 54-672
Werknummer: 20121
Baujahr:
Besatzung:Todesopfer: / Insassen:
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: / Insassen:
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen: 15
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Wilmington-New Hanover County Airport, NC (ILM) (   USA)
Flugphase: Start (TOF)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Wilmington-New Hanover County Airport, NC (ILM/KILM), USA
Flug nach:Wilmington-New Hanover County Airport, NC (ILM/KILM), USA
Unfallbericht:
During an air show at Wilmington, NC, a US Air Force C-123 Provider took off. Six skydivers were on board for a jump. Shortly after becoming airborne, at a height of about 300 feet, the airplane appeared to stall. It crashed and caught fire.

Informationsquelle:
» Sky diver plane crackup kills three at air show (Modesto Bee And News-Herald, 1961-09-25)


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