Accident
Last updated: 21 October 2014
Estado:
Fecha:jueves 5 noviembre 1942
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-53-DO (DC-3)
Operador:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registración: 42-15569
Numéro de série: 7364
Año de Construcción: 1942
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 5
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 5
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:East Coast (   Groenlandia)
Fase: Desconocido (UNK)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:?
Aeropuerto de Llegada:?
Descripción:
Crashed on the ice cap.
The crew survived, living for five month on the tail of their plane, with temperatures of -40 degrees.


Fuentes:
» Aviation Archaeological Investigation and Research (AAIR)
» Frozen in Time / Mitchell Zuckoff


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This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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