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Datum:Freitag 6 Juli 1956
Zeit:05:00
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic C97 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing KC-97E Stratofreighter
Fluggesellschaft:United States Air Force - USAF
Kennzeichen: 51-0220
Werknummer: 16287
Baujahr:
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 6 / Insassen: 6
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 6 / Insassen: 6
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:72 km (45 Meilen) NE of Goose Bay, NL (   Kanada)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Goose Bay Airport, NL (YYR/CYYR), Kanada
Flug nach:Goose Bay Airport, NL (YYR/CYYR), Kanada
Unfallbericht:
Crashed in a wooded area in the Mealy Mountains after reporting one engine on fire. The accident occurred 29 minutes after takeoff from Goose Bay Airport.

Informationsquelle:
» Daily News 7 July 1956
» USAAS-USAAC-USAAF-USAF Aircraft Serial Numbers--1908 to Present / Joe Baugher


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