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Last updated: 26 October 2021
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Fecha:martes 15 enero 1957
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-118A (DC-6)
Operador:United States Air Force - USAF
Registración: 53-3263
Numéro de série: 44634/572
Año de Construcción: 1955
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Tacoma-McChord AFB, WA (TCM) (   Estados Unidos de América)
Fase: En Espera (STD)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:-
Aeropuerto de Llegada:-
Descripción:
A fire broke out at McChord AFB, causing the destruction of two maintenance hangars. A Douglas C-118 (53-3263) and a Douglas C-124C Globemaster II (52-1027) were destroyed. Two other planes, a Lockheed T-33 jet and a de Havilland Canada L-20 Beaver were damaged.

Fuentes:
» Destruction at air base (Walla Walla Union-Bulletin, 1957-01-16)


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