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Last updated: 22 September 2021
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Datum:Freitag 4 April 1952
Flugzeugtyp:Douglas C-124A Globemaster II
Fluggesellschaft:United States Air Force - USAF
Kennzeichen: 50-1260
Werknummer: 43282
Baujahr:
Triebwerk: 4 Pratt & Whitney R-4360-20WA
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 6 / Insassen: 6
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 6 / Insassen: 6
Opfer des Zusammenstoßes:Todesopfer: 9
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:ca 9 km N of Mobile-Brookley AFB, AL (BFM) (   USA)
Flugphase: Unbekannt (UNK)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Mobile-Brookley AFB, AL (BFM/KBFM), USA
Flug nach:Mobile-Brookley AFB, AL (BFM/KBFM), USA
Unfallbericht:
Mid-air collision at night between Douglas VC-47D 45-926 and Douglas C-124A-DL Globemaster II 50-1260. Both aircraft spun down, crashing on top of parked railroad box cars and bursting into flames.
The VC-47 operated on a flight from Brookley AFB to Maxwell AFB while the Globemaster operated on a local flight out of Brookley AFB.

Informationsquelle:
» Toledo Blade - Apr 5, 1952
» USAAS-USAAC-USAAF-USAF Aircraft Serial Numbers--1908 to Present / Joe Baugher


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