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Last updated: 2 December 2021
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Date:Friday 4 June 1954
Type:Silhouette image of generic C119 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fairchild C-119 Flying Boxcar (R4Q)
Operator:United States Marine Corps
Registration: registration unknown
MSN:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 11
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:36 km (22.5 mls) off SE coast (   South Korea)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Crashed in sea. Six rescued and five missing. Search abandoned after a few days.

Sources:
» Madera Tribune 7 June 1954, p5


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