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Date:Monday 4 February 1963
Type:Silhouette image of generic CVLP model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Convair C-131E (CV-440)
Operator:United States Air Force - USAF
Registration: 55-4758
MSN: 345
First flight: 1956
Crew:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 20
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:6,5 km (4.1 mls) SE of Ogden-Hill AFB, UT (HIF) (   United States of America)
Phase: Initial climb (ICL)
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:San Bernardino-Norton AFB, CA (SBD/KSBD), United States of America
A Convair C-131E transport plane sustained substantial damage in a forced landing near Ogden-Hill AFB, UT (HIF). The airplane suffered engine problems shortly after takeoff. One propeller was feather and the pilot decided to carry out a forced landing with the airplane ending up in a gully.

Forced landing outside airport

» Eugene Register-Guard - Feb 5, 1963


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