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Last updated: 28 November 2021
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Date:Monday 2 May 1960
Type:Silhouette image of generic C123 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fairchild C-123B Provider
Operator:United States Air Force - USAF
Registration: registration unknown
MSN:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near York, PA (   United States of America)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The Fairchild C-123B Provider transport plane lost its stabilizer and crashed in a farm field. Two military crew members and a civil engineer were killed.

Classification:
Tail failure
Loss of control

Sources:
» Youngstown Vindicator 3 May 1960, p1


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