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Last updated: 25 September 2021
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Fecha:viernes 4 abril 1952
Tipo:Douglas C-124A Globemaster II
Operador:United States Air Force - USAF
Registración: 50-1260
Numéro de série: 43282
Año de Construcción:
Motores: 4 Pratt & Whitney R-4360-20WA
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 6 / Ocupantes: 6
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 6 / Ocupantes: 6
Víctimas de la colisión:Fatalidades: 9
Daños en la Aeronave: Destruido
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:ca 9 km N of Mobile-Brookley AFB, AL (BFM) (   Estados Unidos de América)
Fase: Desconocido (UNK)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:Mobile-Brookley AFB, AL (BFM/KBFM), Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Mobile-Brookley AFB, AL (BFM/KBFM), Estados Unidos de América
Descripción:
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.

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


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