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Last updated: 28 September 2021
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Datum:Donnerstag 26 Januar 1961
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-118A (DC-6)
Fluggesellschaft:United States Air Force - USAF
Kennzeichen: 51-17626
Werknummer: 43670/258
Baujahr: 1952
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 10 / Insassen: 10
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 13 / Insassen: 13
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 23 / Insassen: 23
Sachschaden: Vermisst
Konsequenzen: Presumed damaged beyond repair
Unfallort:Atlantic Ocean (   Atlantischer Ozean)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Terceira-Lajes Airport, Azores (TER/LPLA), Portugal
Flug nach:Argentia NAS, NL (NWP), Kanada
Unfallbericht:
Crashed at sea.



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Distance from Terceira-Lajes Airport, Azores to Argentia NAS, NL as the crow flies is 2352 km (1470 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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