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Accident
Last updated: 22 October 2017
Estado:
Fecha:sábado 10 julio 1943
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-35-DL (DC-3)
Operador:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registración: 42-23801
Numéro de série: 9663
Año de Construcción: 1943
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 3 / Ocupantes: 4
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 3 / Ocupantes: 15
Total:Fatalidades: 6 / Ocupantes: 19
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Sedalia Army Air Field, MO (SZL) (   Estados Unidos de América)
Fase: Aterrizaje (LDG)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:Alliance AAF, NE (AIA/KAIA), Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Sedalia Army Air Field, MO (SZL/KSZL), Estados Unidos de América
Descripción:
While attempting to land on runway 31 the left wing fell off to the left from a height of about 50 ft. The C-47 cartwheeled and burst into flames.

Fuentes:
» Aviation Archaeological Investigation and Research (AAIR)
» Fatal Army Air Forces Aviation Accidents in the United States, 1941-1945, Vol. 2: July 1943-July 1944 / Anthony J. Mireles


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Distance from Alliance AAF, NE to Sedalia Army Air Field, MO as the crow flies is 860 km (537 miles).

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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