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Accident description
Last updated: 14 December 2017
Status:
Date:Tuesday 2 April 1957
Type:Douglas C-124A Globemaster II
Operator:United States Air Force - USAF
Registration: 51-5176
C/n / msn: 43586
First flight:
Engines: 4 Pratt & Whitney R-4360-20WA
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Cambridge Bay Airport, NU (YCB) (   Canada)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Cambridge Bay Airport, NU (YCB/CYCB), Canada
Narrative:
The Globemaster struck a gravel bank on final approach and crashed.

Sources:
» US Crashes 1950-2002 / Jan van Waarde


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