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Last updated: 27 September 2021
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Datum:vrijdag 4 april 1952
Type:Douglas C-124A Globemaster II
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:United States Air Force - USAF
Registratie: 50-1260
Constructienummer: 43282
Bouwjaar:
Motoren: 4 Pratt & Whitney R-4360-20WA
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 6 / inzittenden: 6
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 6 / inzittenden: 6
Botsingsslachtoffers:slachtoffers: 9
Schade: Vernield
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:ca 9 km N of Mobile-Brookley AFB, AL (BFM) (   Verenigde Staten)
Fase: Onbekend (UNK)
Soort vlucht:Militair
Vliegveld van vertrek:Mobile-Brookley AFB, AL (BFM/KBFM), Verenigde Staten
Vliegveld van aankomst:Mobile-Brookley AFB, AL (BFM/KBFM), Verenigde Staten
Beschrijving:
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.

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


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