Accident Fairchild C-119C Flying Boxcar 49-173, Tuesday 29 April 1952
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Date:Tuesday 29 April 1952
Type:Silhouette image of generic C119 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Fairchild C-119C Flying Boxcar
Owner/operator:United States Air Force - USAF
Registration: 49-173
MSN: 10410
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:13 km NW of Ashiya Air Base -   Japan
Phase: Approach
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Ashiya Air Base (RJFA)
Impacted a ridge during a night time instrument approach to Ashiya Air Base, Japan.


Aviation Archaeological Investigation and Research (AAIR)
Toledo Blade - Apr 30, 1952

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