Narrative:Reportedly destroyed. Possible candidate for the in-flight shoot down of a C-54 between Terceira-Lajes Airport, Azores and the United Kingdom, which was likely but unconfirmed 42-72346 (c/n 10451).
|Date:||Friday 23 March 1945|
Douglas C-54B-1-DC (DC-4)
|Operator:||United States Army Air Force - USAAF|
|C/n / msn:|| 10473|
|First flight:|| 1944|
|Crew:||Fatalities: / Occupants: |
|Passengers:||Fatalities: / Occupants: |
|Total:||Fatalities: / Occupants: |
|Airplane damage:|| Damaged beyond repair|
|Location:||at an unknown location ( Unknown country)
|Phase:|| Unknown (UNK)|
This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkĺs opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.