Accident Fairchild C-119C Flying Boxcar 48-0346, Thursday 5 February 1959
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Date:Thursday 5 February 1959
Type:Silhouette image of generic C119 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Fairchild C-119C Flying Boxcar
Owner/operator:United States Air Force - USAF
Registration: 48-0346
MSN: 10328
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:2,4 km S of Oakland International Airport, CA (OAK) -   United States of America
Phase: Initial climb
Departure airport:Oakland International Airport, CA (OAK/KOAK)
Destination airport:Oakland International Airport, CA (OAK/KOAK)
The aircraft crashed and burned on a test flight after overhaul. All three civilian crew members were killed.


Pitsburgh Post-Gazette 6 February 1959, p1


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