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Datum:zaterdag 10 maart 1962
Type:Silhouette image of generic C119 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fairchild C-119C Flying Boxcar
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:United States Air Force - USAF
Registratie: 51-2549
Constructienummer: 10507
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 6
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 6
Botsingsslachtoffers:slachtoffers: 4
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:New Orleans, LA (   Verenigde Staten)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Militair
Vliegveld van vertrek:New Orleans NAS/Alvin Callendar, LA (NBG/KNBG), Verenigde Staten
Vliegveld van aankomst:Tampa-MacDill AFB, FL (MCF/KMCF), Verenigde Staten
The Fairchild C-119 Flying Boxcar departed Alvin Callendar Field at New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, on a training flight to Tampa's MacDill Air Force Base in Florida.
Shortly after take-off the aircraft developed engine problems, and the crew attempted to return to Alvin Callendar Field. The aircraft was not able to reach the air base and all six crew members bailed out. The aircraft came down and impacted a house, killing four residents.

» Santa Cruz Sentinel 12 March 1962, p2
» Monroe Morning World March 11,1962


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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 New Orleans NAS/Alvin Callendar, LA en Tampa-MacDill AFB, FL bedraagt 759 km (474 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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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