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Accident description
Last updated: 21 October 2017
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Date:Wednesday 1 February 1950
Type:Silhouette image of generic C82 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fairchild C-82A-5-FA Packet
Operator:United States Air Force - USAF
Registration: 44-22986
C/n / msn: 10030
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Mount Clemens-Selfridge AFB, MI (MTC) (   United States of America)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Mount Clemens-Selfridge AFB, MI (MTC/KMTC), United States of America
Narrative:
The C-82's undercarriage broke as it landed at Mount Clemens-Selfridge AFB, MI (MTC). The crew of five was not injured.
The airplane had returned from a search mission over Yukon, Canada for a missing USAF transport plane.

Sources:
» Fairchild C-82 Packet website / Simon Beck
» Aviation Archaeological Investigation and Research (AAIR)


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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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