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Last updated: 2 December 2021
Datum:Samstag 5 Juli 1980
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic C119 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fairchild C-119 Flying Boxcar
Fluggesellschaft:Gifford Aviation
Kennzeichen: N90268
Werknummer: 11219
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 2
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 2
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:King Salmon Airport, AK (AKN) (   USA)
Flugphase: Landung (LDG)
Flug von:Kenai Airport, AK (ENA/PAEN), USA
Flug nach:King Salmon Airport, AK (AKN/PAKN), USA
No. 1 engine fire warning on landing; the left hand wingtip then exploded.
The aircraft was scrapped after the accident. Both engines were salvaged but the rest of the aircraft was cut up.



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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 Kenai Airport, AK to King Salmon Airport, AK as the crow flies is 367 km (229 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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