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Datum:Freitag 30 November 1956
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic C119 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fairchild C-119C Flying Boxcar
Fluggesellschaft:United States Air Force - USAF
Kennzeichen: 50-0149
Werknummer: 10467
Baujahr:
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 10
Sachschaden: schwer beschädigt
Unfallort:Großer Feldberg (Taunus) (   Deutschland)
Flugphase: Annäherung (APR)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:?
Flug nach:Wiesbaden AFB (WIE/ETOU), Deutschland
Unfallbericht:
Struck radio mast on mount Feldberg in the early morning while preparing for an approach to Wiesbaden Air Base. Nine occupants bailed out when aircraft lost height. Pilot continued flight for 32 kilometres and managed emergency landing at Frankfurt Air Base without further incident.

Informationsquelle:
» Santa Cruz Sentinel 30 November 1956, p11
» The Panama American December 1, 1956


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