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Accident description
Last updated: 18 October 2017
Status:
Date:Wednesday 27 June 1945
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-1-DK (DC-3)
Operator:Royal Canadian Air Force - RCAF
Registration: FZ583
C/n / msn: 12138
First flight: 1943
Crew:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Sulphur Mountain, WA (   United States of America)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Reported missing on a training flight. The aircraft was found on Sulphur Mountain in Washington State on Sept. 15th 1953. The aircraft was identified by the USAF on October 22nd 1953. The remains of the three crewmen were buried on site.

Sources:
» rafcommands.com
» The Douglas DC-1/DC-2/DC-3 - the first seventy years / J.M. Gradidge


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