Accident Fairchild C-119G Flying Boxcar 52-5930, Monday 22 April 1957
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Date:Monday 22 April 1957
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: 52-5930
MSN: 11109
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:4 km S of Yawata -   Japan
Phase: Unknown
Departure airport:Ashiya Air Base (RJFA)
Destination airport:
The C-119 transport aircraft crashed in mountainous terrain near Yawata, Japan. A Sikorsky H-19 Chickasaw search helicopter crashed in the same area, killing one of the three occupants.


Spokane Daily Chronicle - Apr 22, 1957


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