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Last updated: 26 January 2020
Datum:Sonntag 22 September 1963
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic C133 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-133A Cargomaster
Fluggesellschaft:United States Air Force - USAF
Kennzeichen: 56-2002
Werknummer: 45167
Baujahr: 1958
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 10 / Insassen: 10
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 10 / Insassen: 10
Sachschaden: Vermisst
Konsequenzen: Presumed damaged beyond repair
Unfallort:1440 km (900 Meilen) E vom Land entfernt von Cape May, NJ, USA (   Atlantischer Ozean)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Flug von:Dover AFB, DE (DOV/KDOV), USA
Flug nach:Terceira-Lajes Airport, Azores (TER/LPLA), Portugal
Crashed at sea, enroute from Dover AFB to Lajes AFB, Azores. The plane was last heard from 57 minutes after it took off.


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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Dover AFB, DE to Terceira-Lajes Airport, Azores as the crow flies is 4105 km (2565 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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