Accident Fairchild C-119C-16-FA Flying Boxcar 49-172, Wednesday 16 January 1952
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Date:Wednesday 16 January 1952
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic C119 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Fairchild C-119C-16-FA Flying Boxcar
Owner/operator:United States Air Force - USAF
Registration: 49-172
MSN: 10409
Engine model:Pratt & Whitney R-4360-20WA
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Category:Accident
Location:32 km SE off Pohang -   South Korea
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Seoul (K-16) Air Base (SSN/RKSM)
Narrative:
On a routine resupply mission to Seoul Air Base (K-16), the airplane suffered a possible prop blade failure.
Both engines separated from aircraft in flight, and the Flying Boxcar crashed into the sea off Pohang (K-3).

Sources:

Thomas Brügge
Korean War Aircraft Loss Database (KORWALD)

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