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Accident
Last updated: 13 December 2017
Estado:
Fecha:viernes 7 enero 1949
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-90-DL (DC-3)
Operador:United States Air Force - USAF
Registración: 43-15931
Numéro de série: 20379
Año de Construcción: 1944
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 3 / Ocupantes: 3
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 3 / Ocupantes: 3
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:6,5 km (4.1 milles) SW of Mineral, WA (   Estados Unidos de América)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:Ogden-Hill AFB, UT (HIF/KHIF), Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Tacoma-McChord AFB, WA (TCM/KTCM), Estados Unidos de América
Descripción:
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.

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


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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 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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