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Last updated: 20 October 2017
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Datum:Dienstag 18 Januar 1949
Zeit:ca 13:30
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-54G-15-DO (DC-4)
Fluggesellschaft:United States Air Force - USAF
Kennzeichen: 45-563
Werknummer: 36016
Baujahr: 1945
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 1 / Insassen: 3
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 1 / Insassen: 3
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:10 km (6.3 Meilen) E of Fassberg (   Deutschland)
Flugphase: Annäherung (APR)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Berlin (airport unknown), Deutschland
Flug nach:Fassberg Air Base (ETHS), Deutschland
Unfallbericht:
Crashed and burned 10 km E of Fassberg, Germany. The Skymaster was part of Berlin Airlift. 1st/Lt. Robert P. Weaver (pilot) killed.

Informationsquelle:
» USAAS-USAAC-USAAF-USAF Aircraft Serial Numbers--1908 to Present / Joe Baugher
» Huschke, Wolfgang J. /Die Rosinenbomber
» Die Rosinenbomber, Die Berliner Luftbrücke 1948/49
» The Unheralded: Men an Woman of the Berlin Blockade and Airlift/Edward Gere


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