1953 in aviation

This is a list of aviation-related events from 1953:

Years in aviation: 1950 1951 1952 1953 1954 1955 1956
Centuries: 19th century · 20th century · 21st century
Decades: 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s
Years: 1950 1951 1952 1953 1954 1955 1956

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ ICAO statement, 29 December 1953.
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  20. ^ "Woodsmen find 9 bodies near wreckage of bomber". Free Lance-Star. Fredericksburg, Virginia. Associated Press. March 19, 1953. p. 1.
  21. ^ "33 fliers dead or missing; two bombers crash". Spokane Daily Chronicle. Washington. Associated Press. March 19, 1953. p. 1.
  22. ^ "All aboard B-36 believed dead". The Times-News. Hendersonville, North Carolina. March 20, 1953. p. 1.
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