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Estado:
Fecha:domingo 9 agosto 1953
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic C119 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fairchild C-119C-22-FA Flying Boxcar
Operador:United States Air Force - USAF
Registración: 51-2542
Numéro de série: 10500
Año de Construcción:
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 6
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 18
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 24
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:48 km (30 milles) S of Gharyan (   Libia)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:Udine Airfield (UDN/LIPD), Italia
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Tripoli-Wheelus Air Base (MJI/HLLM), Libia
Descripción:
Crashed in desert out of gas. Occupants bailed out.

Fuentes:
» L'Unita 11-8-1953
» Aviation Archaeological Investigation and Research (AAIR)


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Distance from Udine Airfield to Tripoli-Wheelus Air Base as the crow flies is 1451 km (907 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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