Date: December 20, 1952
Time: c 06:30
Location: Moses Lake, Washington
Operator: Military - U.S. Air Force
Flight #: ?
Route: ?
AC Type: Douglas C-124A Globemaster
Registration: 50-100
cn / ln: 43238
Aboard: 115   (passengers:105  crew:10)
Fatalities: 87   (passengers:82  crew:5)
Ground: 0
Summary: Within two minutes after takeoff the aircraft began to lose altitude. It crashed and burned into a snow laden field at the end of the airstrip. Failure of the pilot to remove the rudder and elevator locking pin prior to taking off.

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