Accident
Last updated: 29 November 2014
Estado:
Fecha:jueves 15 junio 1944
Hora:03:50
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-20-DK Skytrain
Operador:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registración: 42-93192
Numéro de série: 13076
Año de Construcción: 1944
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 3 / Ocupantes: 3
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 3 / Ocupantes: 3
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:11 km (6.9 milles) NW of North Vernon, IN (   Estados Unidos de América)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:Louisville-Bowman Field, KY (LOU/KLOU), Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Louisville-Bowman Field, KY (LOU/KLOU), Estados Unidos de América
Descripción:
The C-47 took off from Bowman Field on a local training flight. During a let down through overcast the nr.2 engine lost power. The engine then caught fire and the airplane crashed in a descending right turn.

Fuentes:
» 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 Louisville-Bowman Field, KY to Louisville-Bowman Field, KY as the crow flies is 0 km (0 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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