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Last updated: 6 December 2021
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Date:Thursday 14 July 1949
Type:Silhouette image of generic C82 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fairchild EC-82A Packet
Operator:United States Air Force - USAF
Registration: 44-23014
MSN: 10058
First flight: 1946
Crew:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 6
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 6
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Dayton-Wright Patterson AFB, OH (FFO) (   United States of America)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Dayton-Wright Patterson AFB, OH (FFO/KFFO), United States of America
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The aircraft crashed at the end of the runway at while attempting a take-off at Dayton-Wright Patterson AFB. Several automobiles were damaged.
The aircraft was fitted with Firestone-designed tracked landing gear in 1948.

Sources:
» Aviation Archaeological Investigation and Research (AAIR)
» Fairchild C-82 Packet website / Simon Beck
» Youngstown Vindicator 14 July 1948, p1


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