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Accident
Last updated: 22 October 2017
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Datum:zaterdag 7 september 1946
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A (DC-3)
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Mt. McKinley Airfreight
Registratie: NC91002
Constructienummer: 20227
Bouwjaar: 1944
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 2 / inzittenden: 2
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 2 / inzittenden: 2
Totaal:slachtoffers: 4 / inzittenden: 4
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Nome, AK (   Verenigde Staten)
Fase: Nadering (APR)
Soort vlucht:Passagiersvlucht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Fairbanks-Weeks Field, AK, Verenigde Staten
Vliegveld van aankomst:Nome Airport, AK (OME/PAOM), Verenigde Staten
Beschrijving:
Weather at Nome was worse than previously reported to the crew. Trying to establish visual contact below 400 feet, the DC-3 drifted from the range shuttle legs and struck a fog shrouded mountain.



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