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Last updated: 18 October 2021
Estado:
Fecha:martes 3 abril 1956
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic C119 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fairchild C-119G Flying Boxcar
Operador:United States Air Force - USAF
Registración: 52-5944
Numéro de série: 11131
Año de Construcción:
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 5 / Ocupantes: 5
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 5 / Ocupantes: 5
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:32 km (20 milles) S of Saijo (   Japón)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:Tachikawa Air Base (RJTC), Japón
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Ashiya Air Base (RJFA), Japón
Descripción:
A C-119 transport plane went missing during a flight from Tachikawa Air Base to Ashiya Air Base, both in Japan.
The US Air Force reportedly located the wreckage on a mountain peak at an altitude of 6100 feet.

Fuentes:
» Sarasota Journal - Apr 4, 1956


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Distance from Tachikawa Air Base to Ashiya Air Base as the crow flies is 818 km (511 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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