Accident
Last updated: 18 April 2014
Status:
Datum:Mittwoch 22 September 1943
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-53-DO
Fluggesellschaft:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Kennzeichen: 42-6471
Werknummer: 4923
Baujahr: 1942
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Besatzung:Todesopfer: / Insassen:
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: / Insassen:
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 20 / Insassen:
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:1,2 km (0.8 Meilen) N of Calcutta-Dum Dum Airport (CCU) (   Indien)
Flugphase: Anfangssteigflug (ICL)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Calcutta-Dum Dum Airport (CCU/VECC), Indien
Flug nach:?
Unfallbericht:
Crashed after takeoff.

Informationsquelle:
» Aviation Archaeological Investigation and Research (AAIR)


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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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