Accident Fairchild C-119 Flying Boxcar 53-7866,
ASN logo

Date:Sunday 1 January 1956
Type:Silhouette image of generic C119 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Fairchild C-119 Flying Boxcar
Owner/operator:United States Air Force - USAF
Registration: 53-7866
MSN: 11921
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 9
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:4 km S of Tachikawa Air Base -   Japan
Phase: Approach
Departure airport:Tachikawa Air Base (RJTC)
Destination airport:Tachikawa Air Base (RJTC)
Crashed into a plowed field during a GCA approach to Tachikawa Air Base. Occupants escaped without injuries.


Desert Sun 3 January 1956, p3
Hope Star January 3, 1956

Revision history:


The Aviation Safety Network is an exclusive service provided by:
Quick Links:

CONNECT WITH US: FSF on social media FSF Facebook FSF Twitter FSF Youtube FSF LinkedIn FSF Instagram

©2024 Flight Safety Foundation

1920 Ballenger Av, 4th Fl.
Alexandria, Virginia 22314