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Last updated: 6 December 2021
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Date:Monday 11 October 1965
Type:Douglas C-124C Globemaster II
Operator:United States Air Force - USAF
Registration: 53-010
MSN: 44305
First flight:
Engines: 4 Pratt & Whitney R-4360-20WA
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Dayton-Patterson AFB, OH (FFO) (   United States of America)
Phase: Standing (STD)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:-
Destination airport:-
Narrative:
Aft-end of the fuel bowser caught fire during refueling; aircraft, loaded with nuclear weapon components, burned out.

Classification:
Fire during refuelling
Damaged on the ground

Sources:
» US Crashes 1950-2002 / Jan van Waarde
» USAAS-USAAC-USAAF-USAF Aircraft Serial Numbers--1908 to Present / Joe Baugher


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accident date: 11-10-1965
type: Douglas C-124C Globemaster II
registration: 53-010
 
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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