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Accident description
Last updated: 22 October 2017
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Date:Wednesday 15 February 1961
Type:Silhouette image of generic C119 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fairchild C-119G Flying Boxcar
Operator:Aeronautica Militare Italiana - AMI
Registration: MM52-6011
C/n / msn: 10869
First flight:
Engines: 2 Wright R-3350
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 9
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Luluabourg (   Congo (Democratic Republic))
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Luluabourg Airport (KGA/FZUA), Congo (Democratic Republic)
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Number one engine failure; crashed.
The city of Luluabourg is now called Kananga.

Sources:
» Fairchild C-82 and C-119 / Alwyn T. Lloyd, Aerofax, 2005


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