- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: March 18, 1953
Time: 0410
Location: Random Island, Newfoundland
Operator: Military - U.S. Air Force
Flight #: ?
Route: Lajes - Saint Johnís - Rapid City
AC Type: Convair RB-36H
Registration: 51-13721A
cn / ln: ?
Aboard: 23   (passengers:18  crew:5)
Fatalities: 23   (passengers:18  crew:5)
Ground: 0
Summary: The aircraft, flying low over the Atlantic Ocean, was to have flown higher when it reached the coast. Tail-winds caused the aircraft to arrive earlier and the plane hit a hill in low cloud cover.
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