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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 200519
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Type:Silhouette image of generic DC4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-54 (DC-4)
Owner/operator:United States Air Force (USAF)
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 10
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Akron-Canton, OH -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:Bolling Field, WA
Destination airport:
Hit embankment 50 ft from runway, landing gear collapsed and N°1 engine caught fire. Skidded 1000 ft, comming to rest off runway, followed of explosion after occupants got out. Five occupants suffered injuries, one critical. Aircraft consumed by fire.


Diário de Lisboa 25 January 1959, p16
Toledo Blade 25 January 1959, p2

Revision history:

22-Oct-2017 09:09 TB Added
22-Oct-2017 18:42 TB Updated [Location, Source, Narrative]
17-Nov-2017 20:02 TB Updated [Time, Departure airport, Narrative]

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