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Accident description
Last updated: 16 October 2017
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Date:Thursday 22 April 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: 52-5904
C/n / msn: 11071
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 4
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:10 km (6.3 mls) NNW of Beulaville, NC (   United States of America)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Goldsboro-Seymour Johnson AFB, NC (GSB/KGSB), United States of America
Destination airport:Goldsboro-Seymour Johnson AFB, NC (GSB/KGSB), United States of America
Narrative:
A C-119G Flying Boxcar transport plane of the U.S. Air Force's 464th Troop Carrier Wing crashed while taking part in the TAC-Air Air Force maneuver.
Two occupants bailed out, two were killed.

Sources:
» Aviation Archaeological Investigation and Research (AAIR)
» Sarasota Herald-Tribune - Apr 23, 1954


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