Accident Fairchild C-119G Flying Boxcar 52-5949, Tuesday 11 January 1955
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Date:Tuesday 11 January 1955
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: 52-5949
MSN: 11136
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 42
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:8 km NE of Smyrna-Sewart AFB, TN (MQY) -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Smyrna-Sewart AFB, TN (MQY/KMQY)
Destination airport:
Crashed after engine failure. All 37 airborne infantrymen and three crew members bailed out before the airplane crashed.


Aviation Archaeological Investigation and Research (AAIR)
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - Jan 12, 1955

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