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Last updated: 20 October 2017
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Datum:Freitag 7 Januar 1949
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-90-DL (DC-3)
Fluggesellschaft:United States Air Force - USAF
Kennzeichen: 43-15931
Werknummer: 20379
Baujahr: 1944
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen: 3
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen: 3
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:6,5 km (4.1 Meilen) SW of Mineral, WA (   USA)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Ogden-Hill AFB, UT (HIF/KHIF), USA
Flug nach:Tacoma-McChord AFB, WA (TCM/KTCM), USA
Unfallbericht:
The Douglas C-47 operated on a flight from Maxwell Field, Alabama to McChord Field, Washington with a refueling stop at Hill Field, Utah.
The airplane departed Hill Field at 19:34 hours. Last radio contact was at 22:44 hours when the crew radioed that they were over Tacoma, commencing the approach to McChord.
The wreckage was located January 9, 30 miles west of Mount Rainier.

Informationsquelle:
» The Deseret News - Jan 7, 1949
» The Deseret News - Jan 10, 1949
» Accident-Report.com


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Distance from Ogden-Hill AFB, UT to Tacoma-McChord AFB, WA as the crow flies is 1063 km (665 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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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