Accident
Last updated: 23 October 2014
Estado:
Fecha:martes 16 enero 1945
Hora:11:00
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-20-DK (DC-3)
Operador:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registración: 42-93191
Numéro de série: 13075
Año de Construcción: 1944
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 4 / Ocupantes: 4
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 4 / Ocupantes: 4
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:3 km (1.9 milles) W of Brownfield, IL (   Estados Unidos de América) show on map
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:Harrisburg-Raleigh Airport, IL (HSB), Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Atlanta-Fulton County Airport, GA (FTY/KFTY), Estados Unidos de América
Descripción:
A Douglas C-47 was destroyed when it struck terrain and burned near Brownfield, IL. All four crew members were killed. The airplane had departed Malden AAB on a low-altitude navigation flight to Harrisburg, IL and Fulton, IL. The airplane struck a house during a presumed emergency landing.

Fuentes:
» Aviation Archaeological Investigation and Research (AAIR)
» Fatal Army Air Forces Aviation Accidents in the United States, 1941-1945, Vol. 3: August 1944-December 1945 / Anthony J. Mireles


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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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