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Datum:donderdag 15 januari 1959
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-54 (DC-4)
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:United States Air Force - USAF
Registratie: registration unknown
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 2 / inzittenden: 3
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 2 / inzittenden: 3
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:nabij Windsor Locks-Bradley Field, CT (BDL) (   Verenigde Staten)
Fase: Nadering (APR)
Soort vlucht:Militair
Vliegveld van vertrek:Tucson-Davis Monthan AFB, AZ (DMA/KDMA), Verenigde Staten
Vliegveld van aankomst:Windsor Locks-Bradley Field, CT (BDL/KBDL), Verenigde Staten
The C-54 impacted a wooded hillside and burned. The aircraft had been descending in fog with a failure of the compass. The pilot survived the accident. The co-pilot and mechanic died.

» The Evening Independent 16 January 1959, p1+2A
» Youngstown Vindicator 16 January 1959, p4


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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 Tucson-Davis Monthan AFB, AZ en Windsor Locks-Bradley Field, CT bedraagt 3504 km (2190 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of kilometers.

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