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Last updated: 6 May 2021
Fecha:domingo 28 julio 1968
Hora:ca 20:00
Tipo:Douglas C-124C Globemaster II
Operador:United States Air Force - USAF
Registración: 51-5178
Numéro de série: 43588
Año de Construcción:
Motores: 4 Pratt & Whitney R-4360-20WA
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 10 / Ocupantes: 10
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 10 / Ocupantes: 10
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:80 km (50 milles) NW of Recife, PE (   Brasil)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Aeropuerto de Salida:Paramaribo-Zanderij International Airport (PBM/SMJP), República de Suriname
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Recife-Guararapes International Airport, PE (REC/SBRF), Brasil
Flew into a 1890 feet high hill during descent.

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Distance from Paramaribo-Zanderij International Airport to Recife-Guararapes International Airport, PE as the crow flies is 2694 km (1684 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of kilometers.

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