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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 176160
Last updated: 6 April 2019
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Date:07-MAR-1959
Time:day
Type:Silhouette image of generic S55P model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Sikorsky H-19 (S-55)
Owner/operator:United States Air Force (USAF)
Registration:
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Spokane, WA -   United States of America
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Survey
Departure airport:Fairchild AFB
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Flew into powerline and crashed in Spokane river during search for missing girl (9).

Sources:

Folha da Manhã 8 March 1959, p2
Spokane Daily Chronical 7 March 1959, p1/9 March 1959, p5


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
16-May-2015 18:13 TB Added
25-Oct-2017 14:50 TB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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