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Last updated: 28 November 2021
Date:Sunday 27 May 1962
Type:Silhouette image of generic C133 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-133A Cargomaster
Operator:United States Air Force - USAF
Registration: 57-1611
MSN: 45508
First flight: 1959
Crew:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:off Dover AFB, DE, USA (   Atlantic Ocean)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Departure airport:Dover AFB, DE (DOV/KDOV), United States of America
Destination airport:?
Crashed at sea, 32 minutes after takeoff from Dover AFB, DE, near the SHAD intersection (37° 43’ N 73° W).
A life raft and nose gear assembly recovered 28 May, 53 miles east of Ocean City, MD.


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