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Last updated: 25 June 2019
Date:Monday 4 May 1970
Type:Silhouette image of generic CVLP model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Convair T-29D (CV-240)
Operator:United States Air Force - USAF
Registration: 52-5822
C/n / msn: 52-21
First flight: 1954
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants: 10
Total:Fatalities: 13 / Occupants: 14
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:13 km (8.1 mls) NE of Hamilton AFB, CA (   United States of America)
Phase: Initial climb (ICL)
Departure airport:San Rafael-Hamilton Field, CA (SRF), United States of America
Destination airport:Spokane-Fairchild AFB, WA (SKA/KSKA), United States of America
Clipped a haze-shrouded ridge and crashed.

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Convair CV-240

  • 566 built
  • 48th loss
  • 23rd fatal accident
  • 11th worst accident
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