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Last updated: 25 September 2018
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Date:Sunday 13 April 1958
Time:08:43
Type:Silhouette image of generic C133 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-133A Cargomaster
Operator:United States Air Force - USAF
Registration: 54-0146
C/n / msn: 44716
First flight: 1957
Crew:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:ca 10 km N of Georgetown, DE (   United States of America)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Dover AFB, DE (DOV/KDOV), United States of America
Destination airport:Dover AFB, DE (DOV/KDOV), United States of America
Narrative:
Crashed inverted into a forest during a local flight test, 17 minutes after takeoff.

Sources:
» The Deseret News - Apr 14, 1958
» Cargomaster down: Almost 60 years ago (scsuntimes.com, 27 March 2017)


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