Accident
Last updated: 22 October 2014
Status:
Datum:Mittwoch 12 Januar 1949
Zeit:00:05
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-54D-5-DC (DC-4)
Fluggesellschaft:United States Air Force - USAF
Kennzeichen: 42-72629
Werknummer: 10734
Baujahr: 1945
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen: 3
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen: 3
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:4 km (2.5 Meilen) E of Frankfurt Rhein-Main Airport (FRA) (   Deutschland) show on map
Flugphase: Annäherung (APR)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Berlin (unknown airport), Deutschland
Flug nach:Frankfurt Rhein-Main Airport (FRA/EDDF), Deutschland
Unfallbericht:
Crashed on approach in a snowstorm. The C-54 was part of the Berlin Airlift.

Informationsquelle:
» USAAS-USAAC-USAAF-USAF Aircraft Serial Numbers--1908 to Present / Joe Baugher
» Die Rosinenbomber, Die Berliner Luftbrücke 1948/49 / Huschke, Wolfgang J.


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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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