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Accident description
Last updated: 15 December 2017
Status:
Date:Friday 16 April 1943
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-5-DL (DC-3)
Operator:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registration: 42-23367
C/n / msn: 9229
First flight: 1943
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Sedalia Army Air Field, MO (SZL) (   United States of America)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Two Douglas C-47 transport planes collided in mid-air near Sedalia Army Air Field, MO. One aircraft (41-18383, c/n 4421) crashed, killing at least one occupant.
The other aircraft (42-23367, c/n 9229) was damaged beyond repair without fatalities.

Sources:
» Aviation Archaeological Investigation and Research (AAIR)
» The Douglas DC-1/DC-2/DC-3 - the first seventy years / J.M. Gradidge


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