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Last updated: 17 January 2022
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Datum:Samstag 25 April 1964
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic C123 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fairchild C-123B-19-FA Provider
Fluggesellschaft:Air National Guard
Kennzeichen: 56-4388
Werknummer: 20272
Baujahr:
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen: 3
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 1 / Insassen: 1
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 4 / Insassen: 4
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:ca 1,5 km off Valdez Municipal Airport, AK (VDZ) (   USA)
Flugphase: Anfangssteigflug (ICL)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Valdez Municipal Airport, AK (VDZ/PAVD), USA
Flug nach:?
Unfallbericht:
The aircraft struck the surface of the Prince-William Sound 1.5 km off shore 3 minutes after takeoff at night during heavy snowfall. The C-123 was in a shallow descent with both engines operable.
Spatial disorientation is strongly suspected.



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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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