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Accident
Last updated: 19 October 2017
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Datum:Samstag 11 März 1944
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-80-DL (DC-3)
Fluggesellschaft:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Kennzeichen: 43-15181
Werknummer: 19647
Baujahr: 1944
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 4 / Insassen: 4
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 1 / Insassen: 1
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 5 / Insassen: 5
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:nahe Stuart, FL (   USA)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Fort Wayne Municipal Airport/Baer Field, IN (FWA/KFWA), USA
Flug nach:West Palm Beach-Morrison AAF, FL (PBI/KPBI), USA
Unfallbericht:
The C-47 went out of control after entering instrument conditions. It entered a spin and crashed into a waterway.

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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Distance from Fort Wayne Municipal Airport/Baer Field, IN to West Palm Beach-Morrison AAF, FL as the crow flies is 1646 km (1029 miles).

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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