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Accident description
Last updated: 20 March 2018
Date:Friday 20 July 1956
Type:Silhouette image of generic C119 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fairchild C-119 Flying Boxcar
Operator:United States Air Force - USAF
Registration: registration unknown
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Airplane damage: Missing
Airplane fate: Presumed damaged beyond repair
Location:Inland Sea (   Japan)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Departure airport:Ashiya Air Base (RJFA), Japan
Destination airport:Ashiya Air Base (RJFA), Japan
A Fairchild C-119 Flying Boxcar crashed into the sea during a local flight out of Ashiya Air Base, Japan.

» Lewiston Evening Journal - Jul 20, 1956


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