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Last updated: 28 November 2021
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Fecha:lunes 24 agosto 1953
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic C97 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing C-97G Stratofreighter
Operador:United States Air Force - USAF
Registración: 50-693
Numéro de série: 16237
Año de Construcción:
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 1 / Ocupantes:
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Total:Fatalidades: 1 / Ocupantes:
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Keflavík International Airport (KEF) (   Islandia)
Fase: Aterrizaje (LDG)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:?
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Keflavík International Airport (KEF/BIKF), Islandia
Descripción:
Burst into flames after landing. One airman killed.

Fuentes:
» Singapore Standard 24 August 1953, p7
» Aviation Archaeological Investigation and Research (AAIR)


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