Accident
Last updated: 2 September 2014
Status:
Datum:Freitag 28 November 1947
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47B-6-DK (DC-3)
Fluggesellschaft:United States Air Force - USAF
Kennzeichen: 43-48736
Werknummer: 14552/25997
Baujahr: 1944
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90C
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 5 / Insassen: 5
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 15 / Insassen: 15
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 20 / Insassen: 20
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:nahe Trappa (   Italien)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Pisa-San Giusto Airport (PSA/LIRP), Italien
Flug nach:Frankfurt-Rhein-Main AFB (FRF/EDAF), Deutschland
Unfallbericht:
Crashed in the Italian Alps. The airplane was 30 miles off course. The wreckage was discovered eight months later.

Informationsquelle:
» U. S. Air Transport Missing In Europe with 21 Aboard (Valley Morning Star, 1947-11-30)
» USAAS-USAAC-USAAF-USAF Aircraft Serial Numbers--1908 to Present / Joe Baugher
» L'Unita 10.08.1948-21.08.1948


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Distance from Pisa-San Giusto 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 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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