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Last updated: 6 July 2020
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Datum:Montag 11 Januar 1965
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic C133 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-133A-5-DL Cargomaster
Fluggesellschaft:United States Air Force - USAF
Kennzeichen: 54-0140
Werknummer: 44710
Baujahr: 1957
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 6 / Insassen: 6
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 6 / Insassen: 6
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:4,5 km (2.8 Meilen) vom Land entfernt von Wake Island AFB (AWK) (   U.S. Minor Outlying Islands)
Flugphase: Anfangssteigflug (ICL)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Wake Island Airport (AWK/PAWK),
Flug nach:Okinawa-Kadena AFB (DNA/RODN), Japan
Unfallbericht:
Crashed from about 500 feet altitude into the sea after a night-time departure.



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Distance from Wake Island Airport to Okinawa-Kadena AFB as the crow flies is 4022 km (2514 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few 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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