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Last updated: 28 November 2021
Fecha:domingo 19 enero 1958
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic C97 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing C-97A Stratofreighter
Operador:United States Air Force - USAF
Registración: 49-2597
Numéro de série: 16219
Año de Construcción:
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 7 / Ocupantes: 7
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 7 / Ocupantes: 7
Daños en la Aeronave: Destruido
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:445 km (278.1 milles) SW de la costa de Honolulu, Hawaii (   Océano Pacífico)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Aeropuerto de Salida:Honolulu-Hickam AFB, HI (HIK), Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Wake Island Airport (AWK/PAWK), US Islas Remotas Menores
Missing over the Pacific Ocean. The Stratofreighter was on a flight from Fairfield-Travis AFB, CA (SUU) to Tokyo, Japan with stops scheduled at Hickam AFB (HIK), Hawaii and Wake Island (AWK).
The navy confirmed that debris found 277 miles to the southwest of Honolulu, was wreckage of the plane.

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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Honolulu-Hickam AFB, HI to Wake Island Airport as the crow flies is 3673 km (2296 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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