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Accident description
Last updated: 25 September 2016
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Date:Tuesday 22 April 1947
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-5-DL (DC-3)
Operator:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registration: 42-23368
C/n / msn: 9230
First flight: 1943
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:32 km (20 mls) S of Karlovy Vary (   Czech Republic)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The occupants bailed out after the aircraft ran out of fuel while on a delivery flight to Czechoslovakia.

Sources:
» Aviation Archaeological Investigation and Research (AAIR)


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