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Accident
Last updated: 26 May 2017
Estado:
Fecha:miércoles 22 septiembre 1943
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-53 Skytrooper (DC-3)
Operador:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registración: 42-6471
Numéro de série: 4923
Año de Construcción: 1942
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Tripulación:Fatalidades: / Ocupantes:
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: / Ocupantes:
Total:Fatalidades: 20 / Ocupantes: 20
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:1,2 km (0.8 milles) N of Calcutta-Dum Dum Airport (CCU) (   India)
Fase: Ascenso Inicial (ICL)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:Calcutta-Dum Dum Airport (CCU/VECC), India
Aeropuerto de Llegada:?
Descripción:
Crashed after takeoff and burned. One occupant survived the accident but died of his injuries two days later.

Fuentes:
» Aviation Archaeological Investigation and Research (AAIR)
» El Litoral 29 Sep 1943


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