ASN Aircraft accident Fairchild C-119G Flying Boxcar 52-5908 Fort Benning-Lawson AFB, GA (LSF)
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Date:Sunday 14 March 1954
Type:Silhouette image of generic C119 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fairchild C-119G Flying Boxcar
Operator:United States Air Force - USAF
Registration: 52-5908
MSN: 11087
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Fort Benning-Lawson AFB, GA (LSF) (   United States of America)
Phase: Standing (STD)
Departure airport:-
Destination airport:-
Eight C-119 transport planes were damaged when a tornado struck Lawson Air Force Base. 52-5908 flipped on its back onto destroyed hangar.


Damaged on the ground

» San Bernardino Sun 15 March 1954, p1+4
» Santa Cruz Sentinel 16 March 1954, p1


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