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Last updated: 19 March 2018
Datum:woensdag 12 januari 1949
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-54D-5-DC (DC-4)
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:United States Air Force - USAF
Registratie: 42-72629
Constructienummer: 10734
Bouwjaar: 1945
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 3 / inzittenden: 3
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 3 / inzittenden: 3
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:4 km (2.5 mijl) E of Frankfurt Rhein-Main Airport (FRA) (   Duitsland)
Fase: Nadering (APR)
Soort vlucht:Militair
Vliegveld van vertrek:Berlin (unknown airport), Duitsland
Vliegveld van aankomst:Frankfurt Rhein-Main Airport (FRA/EDDF), Duitsland
Crashed on approach in a snowstorm. The C-54 was part of the Berlin Airlift.

» 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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