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Accident description
Last updated: 20 October 2017
Status:
Date:Saturday 20 January 1951
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: 45-57781
C/n / msn: 10151
First flight:
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Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Damascus-Mezzeh Military Airport (   Syria)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Damascus-Mezzeh Military Airport, Syria
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Damaged beyond repair in takeoff accident.

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


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