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Last updated: 6 August 2020
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Date:Sunday 29 June 1969
Type:Silhouette image of generic C119 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fairchild C-119 Flying Boxcar
Operator:Indian Air Force - IAF
Registration: registration unknown
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 14 / Occupants: 14
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:27 km (16.9 mls) from Agra (   India)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Nagpur-Sonegaon Airport (NAG/VANP), India
Destination airport:Agra-Kheria Air Force Station (AGR/VIAG), India
Narrative:
Crashed during a storm.

Sources:
» ABC (Madrid) 2 July 1969, p37
» WarbirdsofIndia.com
» The Straits Times 2 July 1969, p18


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Distance from Nagpur-Sonegaon Airport to Agra-Kheria Air Force Station as the crow flies is 679 km (424 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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