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Last updated: 23 October 2017
Status:
Date:Tuesday 21 March 1950
Type:Silhouette image of generic C82 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fairchild C-82A Packet
Operator:United States Air Force - USAF
Registration: 45-57752
C/n / msn: 10122
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Smyrna-Sewart AFB, TN (MQY) (   United States of America)
Phase: Standing (STD)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:-
Destination airport:-
Narrative:
A Fairchild C-119B Flying Boxcar, 48-0326, struck two parked C-82A's (45-57760/45-57752) while taxiing due to a mechanical failure. One C-82A was damaged beyond repair.

Classification:
Ground collision

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


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