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Accident description
Last updated: 23 October 2017
Status:
Date:Tuesday 20 July 1943
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-54-DO (DC-4)
Operator:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registration: 41-20143
C/n / msn: 3075
First flight: 1942
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Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Georgetown-Wideawake Field (ASI) (   St. Helena)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Georgetown-Wideawake Field (ASI/FHAW), St. Helena
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Crashed on takeoff.

Sources:
» Aviation Archaeological Investigation and Research (AAIR)


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