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Datum:dinsdag 21 november 1961
Type:Silhouette image of generic CVLP model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Convair C-131E (CV-440)
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:United States Air Force - USAF
Registratie: 55-4750
Constructienummer: 337
Bouwjaar: 1956
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden:
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden:
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 12
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Oklahoma City, OK (   Verenigde Staten)
Fase: Landing (LDG)
Soort vlucht:Militair
Vliegveld van vertrek:Bellevue-Offutt AFB, NE (OFF/KOFF), Verenigde Staten
Vliegveld van aankomst:Oklahoma City-Tinker AFB, OK (TIK/KTIK), Verenigde Staten
Beschrijving:
The aircraft came in short of the runway during an instrument landing at night and crash-landed. The twin-engine C-131 plowed through a fence and cracked at mid-fuselage. Propellers and engines were torn loose. Six were injured, one seriously. OCAMA commander Maj Gen Lewis L. Mundell (51) was slightly injured.

Bronnen:
» Youngstown Vindicator 22 Novembwe 1961, p5


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Kaart
Deze kaart geeft het vliegveld van vetrek weer en de geplande bestemming van de vlucht. De lijn tussen de vliegvelden geeft niet de exacte vliegroute weer.
De afstand tussen Bellevue-Offutt AFB, NE en Oklahoma City-Tinker AFB, OK bedraagt 643 km (402 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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