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Last updated: 12 December 2017
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Date:Friday 1 April 1955
Type:Silhouette image of generic C119 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fairchild C-119C Flying Boxcar
Operator:United States Air Force - USAF
Registration: 51-2665
C/n / msn: 10654
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 6
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 6
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:3 km (1.9 mls) E of Lapine, AL (   United States of America)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The C-119 lost control during a training flight. All six crew men bailed out at 4000 feet. The airplane crashed into a heavily wooded area.

Sources:
» Spokane Daily Chronicle - Apr 1, 1955


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