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Accident description
Last updated: 21 August 2018
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Date:Saturday 23 January 1943
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47-DL (DC-3)
Operator:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registration: 41-18591
C/n / msn: 4716
First flight: 1942
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
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Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Laurinburg-Maxton AAB, NC (MXE) (   United States of America)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Laurinburg-Maxton AAB, NC (MXE/KMEB), United States of America
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The aircraft was damaged in a takeoff accident. It struck a parked C-47 (41-18440).

Sources:
» Aviation Archaeological Investigation and Research (AAIR)


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