Accident Fairchild C-119G Flying Boxcar 51-8021, Tuesday 4 February 1958
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Date:Tuesday 4 February 1958
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic C119 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Fairchild C-119G Flying Boxcar
Owner/operator:United States Air Force - USAF
Registration: 51-8021
MSN: 10764
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Category:Accident
Location:Chicago-O'Hare International Airport, IL (ORD) -   United States of America
Phase: Take off
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Chicago-O'Hare International Airport, IL (ORD/KORD)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Veered into a snowbank after engine failure on take-off and forward fuselage sheared off. Crew escaped without serious injuries.

Sources:

Santa Cruz Sentinel 5 February 1958, p4

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