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Accident
Last updated: 13 December 2017
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Datum:Sonntag 5 September 1943
Zeit:23:27
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-53D Skytrooper (DC-3)
Fluggesellschaft:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Kennzeichen: 42-68841
Werknummer: 11768
Baujahr: 1943
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 4 / Insassen: 4
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 7 / Insassen: 7
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 11 / Insassen: 11
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:16 km (10 Meilen) S of Sedalia, MO (   USA)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:?
Flug nach:?
Unfallbericht:
The C-53 broke up when encoutering an area of severe winds at 6000 ft altitude.

Informationsquelle:
» 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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