Accident Fairchild C-119CF Flying Boxcar 51-2624, Sunday 4 January 1959
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Date:Sunday 4 January 1959
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Type:Silhouette image of generic C119 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Fairchild C-119CF Flying Boxcar
Owner/operator:United States Air Force - USAF
Registration: 51-2624
MSN: 10613
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Category:Accident
Location:near Peru-Bunker Hill AFB, IN (GUS) -   United States of America
Phase: Approach
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Peru-Bunker Hill AFB, IN (GUS/KGUS)
Narrative:
Crashed on a hilly, wooded area of a farm during a Ground Controlled Approach to Bunker Hill AFB during a snow storm.

Sources:

The News-Sentinel 5 January 1959, p1/7 January 1959, p1
Logansport Press January 07,1959

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