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Accident
Last updated: 21 October 2017
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Fecha:domingo 5 septiembre 1943
Hora:20:28
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-49J
Operador:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registración: 43-1980
Numéro de série: 6263
Año de Construcción: 1942
Motores: 2 Wright R-1820-71
Tripulación:Fatalidades: / Ocupantes:
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: / Ocupantes:
Total:Fatalidades: 6 / Ocupantes: 7
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:cerca Saint Joseph-Rosecrans AAF, MO (STJ) (   Estados Unidos de América)
Fase: Aproximación (APR)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:Saint Joseph-Rosecrans AAF, MO (STJ/KSTJ), Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Saint Joseph-Rosecrans AAF, MO (STJ/KSTJ), Estados Unidos de América
Descripción:
A powerful weather front had passed Rosecrans Field as the C-49J was returning from a training flight. The pilot lost control in turbulence and the airplane crashed and burst into flames.

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


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