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Last updated: 15 April 2021
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Datum:zondag 24 september 1961
Type:Silhouette image of generic C123 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fairchild C-123B-9-FA Provider
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:United States Air Force - USAF
Registratie: 54-672
Constructienummer: 20121
Bouwjaar:
Bemanning:slachtoffers: / inzittenden:
Passagiers:slachtoffers: / inzittenden:
Totaal:slachtoffers: 3 / inzittenden: 15
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Wilmington-New Hanover County Airport, NC (ILM) (   Verenigde Staten)
Fase: Start (TOF)
Soort vlucht:Militair
Vliegveld van vertrek:Wilmington-New Hanover County Airport, NC (ILM/KILM), Verenigde Staten
Vliegveld van aankomst:Wilmington-New Hanover County Airport, NC (ILM/KILM), Verenigde Staten
Beschrijving:
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.

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


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