Narrative:Crashed in the Italian Alps. The airplane was 30 miles off course. The wreckage was discovered eight months later.
|Date:||Friday 28 November 1947|
|Operator:||United States Air Force - USAF|
|C/n / msn:|| 14552/25997|
|First flight:|| 1944|
|Engines:|| 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90C|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 15 / Occupants: 15|
|Total:||Fatalities: 20 / Occupants: 20 |
|Airplane damage:|| Written off|
|Airplane fate:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||near Trappa (Italy)
|Phase:|| En route (ENR)|
|Departure airport:||Pisa Airport (PSA/LIRP), Italy|
|Destination airport:||Frankfurt-Rhein-Main AFB (FRF/EDAF), Germany|
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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not
display the exact flight path.
Distance from Pisa Airport to Frankfurt-Rhein-Main AFB as the crow flies is 714 km (446 miles).
This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkĺs opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.