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Accident
Last updated: 22 October 2017
Estado:
Fecha:viernes 9 noviembre 1945
Hora:ca 20:00
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-60-DL (DC-3)
Operador:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registración: 42-24383
Numéro de série: 10245
Año de Construcción: 1943
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 4 / Ocupantes: 4
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 20 / Ocupantes: 20
Total:Fatalidades: 24 / Ocupantes: 24
Daños en la Aeronave: Destruido
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:cerca Palermo-Boccadifalco Airport (LICP) (   Italia)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:Athens-Hassani Airport (ATH/LGAT), Grecia
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Napoli Airport (NAP/LIRN), Italia
Descripción:
Controlled flight into terrain in poor visibility. About an hour before the crash the pilot reported he was lost. After some forty minutes the position was re-established but the plane impacted a mountain.

Fuentes:
» Military aviation disasters : significant losses since 1908 / D. Gero, 1999
» The Douglas DC-1/DC-2/DC-3 The first seventy years Vol.2 / J.M. Gradidge


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Distance from Athens-Hassani Airport to Napoli Airport as the crow flies is 870 km (544 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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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