Flugunfall 29 SEP 1943 einer Douglas C-47A-5-DL (DC-3) 42-23359 - Caddo Gap, AR
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Datum:Mittwoch 29 September 1943
Zeit:03:20
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-5-DL (DC-3)
Fluggesellschaft:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Kennzeichen: 42-23359
Werknummer: 9221
Baujahr: 1943
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen: 3
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen: 3
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:5,6 km (3.5 Meilen) NE of Caddo Gap, AR (   USA)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Grenada AAF, MS, USA
Flug nach:Nashville Metropolitan Airport, TN (BNA/KBNA), USA
Unfallbericht:
The pilot became lost during a navigation mission over mountainous terrain with severe thunderstorms in the area. As the pilot attempted to climb to a safe altitude, the airplane struck rising terrain of 1900-foot Strong Mountain.

Informationsquelle:
» Aviation Archaeological Investigation and Research (AAIR)
» 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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photo of Douglas-C-47A-5-DL-42-23359
accident date: 29-09-1943
type: Douglas C-47A-5-DL (DC-3)
registration: 42-23359
photo of Douglas-C-47A-5-DL-42-23359
accident date: 29-09-1943
type: Douglas C-47A-5-DL (DC-3)
registration: 42-23359
 
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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