Douglas C-124C Globemaster II missing January 1, 1964

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Date: Thursday 2 January 1964
Type: Douglas C-124C Globemaster II
Operator: United States Air Force – USAF
Registration: 52-0968
C/n / msn: 43877
First flight:
Engines: Pratt & Whitney R-4360-20WA
Crew: Fatalities: 8 / Occupants: 8
Passengers: Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Total: Fatalities: 9 / Occupants: 9
Aircraft damage: Missing
Aircraft fate: Presumed damaged beyond repair
Location: 1200 km (750 mls) W off Hawaii (   Pacific Ocean)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature: Military
Departure airport: Wake Island Airport (AWK/PAWK), U.S. Minor Outlying Islands
Destination airport: Honolulu-Hickam AFB, HI (HIK), United States of America

Missing at over the Pacific Ocean while on a flight from Wake Island to Hawaii.


» The Sydney Morning Herald. – Jan 4, 1964