Other Douglas C-118A (DC-6) 53-3263, Tuesday 15 January 1957
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Date:Tuesday 15 January 1957
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Type:Silhouette image of generic DC6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Douglas C-118A (DC-6)
Owner/operator:United States Air Force - USAF
Registration: 53-3263
MSN: 44634/572
Year of manufacture:1955
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Category:Other
Location:Tacoma-McChord AFB, WA (TCM) -   United States of America
Phase: Standing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:-
Destination airport:-
Narrative:
A fire broke out at McChord AFB, causing the destruction of two maintenance hangars. A Douglas C-118 (53-3263) and a Douglas C-124C Globemaster II (52-1027) were destroyed. Two other planes, a Lockheed T-33 jet and a de Havilland Canada L-20 Beaver were damaged.

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Destruction at air base (Walla Walla Union-Bulletin, 1957-01-16)

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