Accident
Last updated: 24 April 2014
Estado:
Fecha:viernes 2 febrero 1945
Hora:ca 10:15
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47-DL
Operador:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registración: 41-18603
Numéro de série: 4728
Año de Construcción: 1942
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 3 / Ocupantes: 4
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 20 / Ocupantes: 22
Total:Fatalidades: 23 / Ocupantes: 26
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:5 km (3.1 milles) W of Montieri (   Italia)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:Florence-Peretola Airport (FLR/LIRQ), Italia
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Roma (unknown airport), Italia
Descripción:
En route to Rome, Italy, the C-47 entered a river valley. Hills on both sides of the river were obscured by strato-cumulus clouds and mist. When entering a fog bank the crew advanced the throttle levers in an attempt to climbing over the rising terrain. The aircraft contacted trees and crashed.

Fuentes:
» Aviation Archaeological Investigation and Research (AAIR)
» Military aviation disasters : significant losses since 1908 / D. Gero, 1999
» USAAS-USAAC-USAAF-USAF Aircraft Serial Numbers--1908 to Present / Joe Baugher


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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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