- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: September 20, 1950
Time: 05:20
Location: Kwajalein, Marshall Islands
Operator: Military - U.S. Navy
Flight #: ?
Route: Kwajzalein - Tokyo
AC Type: Douglas R5D-3
Registration: 56496
cn / ln: 10624
Aboard: 26   (passengers:19  crew:7)
Fatalities: 26   (passengers:19  crew:7)
Ground: 0
Summary: Crashed into the sea and exploded 3 minutes after taking off from Kwajalein. Possible vertigo experienced by the pilot or malfunction of the instruments.
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