Accident description
Last updated: 23 November 2014
Status:
Date:Monday 11 January 1943
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-3A-197
Operating for:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Leased from:United Air Lines
Registration: NC16090
C/n / msn: 1929
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Oakland Municipal Airport, CA (OAK) (   United States of America)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Oakland Municipal Airport, CA (OAK/KOAK), United States of America
Narrative:
Douglas DC-3 NC16090 ("Mainliner Medford") was flying under contract to the USAAF. It crashed while attempting to land and caught fire.
Crashed.


Sources:
» Aviation Archaeological Investigation and Research (AAIR)
» The Bend Bulletin 11.01.1943


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This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkĺs 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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