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Last updated: 21 September 2020
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Date:Saturday 18 April 1964
Time:20:53
Type:Silhouette image of generic C119 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Kaiser-Frazer C-119G Flying Boxcar
Operator:United States Air Force - USAF
Registration: registration unknown
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 9
Collision casualties:Fatalities: 10
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Aircraft fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:10 km (6.3 mls) NE of Clinton County Air Force Base, OH (ILN) (   United States of America)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Clinton County Air Force Base, OH (ILN/KILN), United States of America
Destination airport:Clinton County Air Force Base, OH (ILN/KILN), United States of America
Narrative:
Two C-119 Flying Boxcar planes of the 302 Troop Carrier Wing collided while on approach to the Clinton County Air Force Base, Ohio, USA. Both crashed.
The aircraft were returning after an aborted night time paradrop mission as weather was deteriorating.

Classification:
Mid air collision
Loss of control

Sources:
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» Youngstown Vindicator 19 April 1964, p1
» Youngstown Vindicator 20 April 1964, p1, 4
» Washington C H Record Herald April 20,1964


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