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Last updated: 19 October 2021
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Date:Thursday 22 October 1964
Type:Silhouette image of generic C119 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fairchild C-119G Flying Boxcar
Operator:Aeronautica Militare Italiana - AMI
Registration: MM52-6041
MSN: 11080
First flight: 1952
Engines: 2 Wright R-3350
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Aircraft fate: Repaired
Location:Châteauroux Airport (CHR) (   France)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Châteauroux Airport (CHR/LFLX), France
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
An engine exploded and the undercarriage collapsed during takeoff from Chateauroux (CHR).

Sources:
» Volando sul Campanile [Farina 1999]


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