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Date:Thursday 18 May 1989
Type:Silhouette image of generic C97 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing C-97L Stratofreighter
Registration: N4580Q
MSN: 17005
First flight: 1953
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Unalakleet Airport, AK (UNK) (   United States of America)
Phase: Standing (STD)
Departure airport:-
Destination airport:-
Caught fire while offloading fuel.

Damaged on the ground

» Scramble Vol.11, nr.03


photo of Boeing-C-97-Stratofreighter-G-N4580Q
accident date: 18-05-1989
type: Boeing C-97 Stratofreighter G
registration: N4580Q
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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Boeing C-97

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  • 37th loss
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