Accident
Last updated: 31 October 2014
Estado:
Fecha:sábado 11 marzo 1944
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-80-DL (DC-3)
Operador:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registración: 43-15181
Numéro de série: 19647
Año de Construcción:
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 4 / Ocupantes: 4
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 1 / Ocupantes: 1
Total:Fatalidades: 5 / Ocupantes: 5
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:cerca Stuart, FL (   Estados Unidos de América)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:Fort Wayne Municipal Airport/Baer Field, IN (FWA/KFWA), Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:West Palm Beach-Morrison AAF, FL (PBI/KPBI), Estados Unidos de América
Descripción:
The C-47 went out of control after entering instrument conditions. It entered a spin and crashed into a waterway.

Fuentes:
» 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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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
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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