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Accident description
Last updated: 24 October 2017
Status:
Date:Friday 22 January 1965
Type:Douglas C-124C Globemaster II
Operator:United States Air Force - USAF
Registration: 52-1058
C/n / msn: 43967
First flight:
Engines: 4 Pratt & Whitney R-4360-20WA
Crew:Fatalities: 10 / Occupants: 10
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 10 / Occupants: 10
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Mount Helmos (   Greece)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Aviano Air Base (LIYW), Italy
Destination airport:Athens-Ellinikon International Airport (ATH/LGAT), Greece
Narrative:
The Globemaster flew into mountain which was covered with snow.

Sources:
» US Crashes 1950-2002 / Jan van Waarde
» USAAS-USAAC-USAAF-USAF Aircraft Serial Numbers--1908 to Present / Joe Baugher


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The four engines are still there behind a house on the ski domain of Kalavryta
photo of Douglas C-124C Globemaster II 52-1058
The four engines are still there behind a house on the ski domain of Kalavryta
photo of Douglas C-124C Globemaster II 52-1058
The four engines are still there behind a house on the ski domain of Kalavryta
photo of Douglas C-124C Globemaster II 52-1058
photo of Douglas C-124C Globemaster II 52-1058
photo of Douglas C-124C Globemaster II 52-1058
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This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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