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Last updated: 15 October 2021
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Date:Thursday 26 June 1969
Type:Silhouette image of generic C119 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Kaiser-Frazer C-119J Flying Boxcar
Operator:Aeronautica Militare Italiana - AMI
Registration: MM51-8154
MSN: 157
First flight: 1952
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 11
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Cisterna di Latina (   Italy)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Pratica di Mare Air Base (LIRE), Italy
Narrative:
The C-119 transport plane was flying a spare engine to a damaged aircraft at Pratica di Mare Air Base in Italy.
En route one of the C-119's engines failed. The pilot then inadvertently shut down the working engine.
A forced landing was carried out near Cisterna di Latina. The aircraft broke in two and burst into flames.

Sources:
» M.llo Scelto dell'Aeronautica Militare LIDO LUZZI


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