Accident Lockheed C-121G Super Constellation (L-1049) 54-4069, Saturday 28 February 1959
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Date:Saturday 28 February 1959
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Type:Silhouette image of generic CONI model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Lockheed C-121G Super Constellation (L-1049)
Owner/operator:United States Air Force - USAF
Registration: 54-4069
MSN: 4149
Year of manufacture:1954
Fatalities:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Category:Accident
Location:3 km S of Prescott Airport, AZ (PRC) -   United States of America
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Goodyear-Litchfield Park NAS, AZ (GYR/KGYR)
Destination airport:Goodyear-Litchfield Park NAS, AZ (GYR/KGYR)
Narrative:
Lockheed C-121G 54-4069 was operated on behalf of the Military Air Transport Service. It had reportedly departed Litchfield Park NAS. The flight headed for Prescott Airport (PRC) where touch-and-goes were performed. The airplane crashed in rugged wooded terrain alongside U.S. Highway 89.

Sources:

Crash Kills 5 Navy Men (Lincoln Evening Journal. 1959-03-01)

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