Descripcin del Accidente ASN 03 MAR 1955 Fairchild C-119G Flying Boxcar 51-7995 - Hagerstown-Wash. County Regional Airport, MD (HGR) 
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Fecha:jueves 3 marzo 1955
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic C119 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fairchild C-119G Flying Boxcar
Operador:United States Air Force - USAF
Registracin: 51-7995
Numro de srie: 10734
Ao de Construccin:
Motores: 2 Wright R-3350
Tripulacin:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 13
Daos en la Aeronave: Destruido
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicacin:Hagerstown-Wash. County Regional Airport, MD (HGR) (   Estados Unidos de Amrica)
Elevacin del lugar del accidente: 215 m (705 feet) amsl
Fase: Aterrizaje (LDG)
Aeropuerto de Salida:Ardmore AFB, OK (ADM/KADM), Estados Unidos de Amrica
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Hagerstown-Wash. County Regional Airport, MD (HGR/KHGR), Estados Unidos de Amrica
Landed short of the runway, bounced and the right landing gear collapsed when it retouched the runway. The aircraft skidded down and off the runway to within 40 feet of six new C-119. It caught fire approximately five minutes after the crash and was totally destroyed.

» Thomas Brgge
» Ardmore Air Force Base 1953-59 and the Southern Oklahoma Area


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Distance from Ardmore AFB, OK to Hagerstown-Wash. County Regional Airport, MD as the crow flies is 1799 km (1124 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.

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