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Last updated: 4 August 2020
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Date:Monday 6 September 1965
Type:Silhouette image of generic C119 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fairchild C-119G Flying Boxcar
Operator:Indian Air Force - IAF
Registration: registration unknown
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Engines: 2 Wright R-3350
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Pathankot (   India)
Phase: Standing (STD)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:-
Destination airport:-
Narrative:
The aircraft was destroyed in a Pakistan Air Force attack on Pathankot. Two MiG-21's, 6 Mystère planes and a Hawker Gnat were also destroyed.

Classification:
Destroyed on ground
Damaged on the ground

Sources:
» Bharat-Rakshak.com - The Consortium of Indian Military Websites


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