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Last updated: 29 November 2021
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Datum:Mittwoch 16 Januar 1952
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic C119 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fairchild C-119C-16-FA Flying Boxcar
Fluggesellschaft:United States Air Force - USAF
Kennzeichen: 49-172
Werknummer: 10409
Baujahr:
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-4360-20WA
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen: 5
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen: 5
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:32 km (20 Meilen) SE vom Land entfernt von Pohang (   Südkorea)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:?
Flug nach:Seoul (K-16) Air Base (SSN/RKSM), Südkorea
Unfallbericht:
On a routine resupply mission to Seoul Air Base (K-16), the airplane suffered a possible prop blade failure.
Both engines separated from aircraft in flight, and the Flying Boxcar crashed into the sea off Pohang (K-3).

Informationsquelle:
» Thomas Brügge
» Korean War Aircraft Loss Database (KORWALD)


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