Accident
Last updated: 23 September 2014
Status:
Datum:vrijdag 2 februari 1945
Tijd:ca 10:15
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47-DL (DC-3)
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registratie: 41-18603
Constructienummer: 4728
Bouwjaar: 1942
Motoren: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 3 / inzittenden: 4
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 20 / inzittenden: 22
Totaal:slachtoffers: 23 / inzittenden: 26
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:5 km (3.1 mijl) W of Montieri (   ItaliŽ)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Militair
Vliegveld van vertrek:Florence-Peretola Airport (FLR/LIRQ), ItaliŽ
Vliegveld van aankomst:Roma (unknown airport), ItaliŽ
Beschrijving:
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.

Bronnen:
» 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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Douglas DC-3

  • 919e ongeval
  • ca 13.000 built
  • 13e zwaarste ongeval (toen het plaatsvond)
  • 140e zwaarste ongeval (op dit moment)
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 ItaliŽ
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  • 24e zwaarste ongeval (op dit moment)
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