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Last updated: 25 October 2021
Date:Wednesday 4 September 1957
Type:Douglas C-124A Globemaster II
Operator:United States Air Force - USAF
Registration: 51-5173
MSN: 43583
First flight:
Engines: 4 Pratt & Whitney R-4360-20WA
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 9
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 9
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Binghamton Airport, NY (BGM) (   United States of America)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Departure airport:Moses Lake-Larson AFB, WA (LRN), United States of America
Destination airport:Binghamton Airport, NY (BGM/KBGM), United States of America
The C-124 was transporting 40,000 lb of equipment to Binghamton. On final approach, just before touchdown, the airplane struck an embankment and crashed on the runway.

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