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Last updated: 24 July 2021
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Date:Saturday 27 February 1960
Type:Silhouette image of generic C119 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Kaiser-Frazer C-119G Flying Boxcar
Operator:United States Air Force - USAF
Registration: 51-8105
MSN: KMC-108
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Liberty, SC (   United States of America)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Greenville-Donaldson AFB, SC (GDC/KGYH), United States of America
Destination airport:Greenville-Donaldson AFB, SC (GDC/KGYH), United States of America
Narrative:
A C-119 transport plane, attached to the USAF 77 TCSQ, 435 TCWG, crashed during a training flight out of Greenville-Donaldson AFB, SC (GDC). One engine had reportedly failed and all four aboard had bailed out.

Sources:
» The Evening Independent - Feb 28, 1960


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