- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: March 22, 1955
Time: c 02:00
Location: Oahu, Hawaii
Operator: Military - U.S. Navy
Flight #: ?
Route: Hickham AFB - Travis AFB
AC Type: Douglas R6D-1 (C-118B)
Registration: 131612
cn / ln: 43715
Aboard: 66   (passengers:57  crew:9)
Fatalities: 66   (passengers:57  crew:9)
Ground: 0
Summary: The aircraft returned to Hickam Airfield because of inoperative high-frequency radio transmitters. As the plane was descending to land, it crashed into Pali Kea peak, 15 miles northwest of Honolulu. Navigational error by the crew brought the plane 8 miles north of its intended position.
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