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Accident description
Last updated: 12 December 2017
Status:
Date:Thursday 20 February 1947
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47B-10-DK (DC-3)
Operator:L'Armée de L'Air
Registration: 349048
C/n / msn: 26309/14864
First flight: 1944
Crew:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Offenbach (   Germany)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The aircraft crashed 8 km southeast of Frankfurt, Germany. The crew tried to land at Frankfurt Airport in fog. Fuel was exhausted when the airplane came down.

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


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