Accident description
Last updated: 21 November 2014
Status:
Date:Monday 30 January 1950
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47B-45-DK (DC-3)
Operator:United States Air Force - USAF
Registration: 45-1015
C/n / msn: 17018/34282
First flight: 1945
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90C
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 6
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:32 km (20 mls) SSW of Whitehorse Airport, YT (YXY) (   Canada)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Damaged beyond repair in an accident. The airplane was probably one of some 54 that were searching for a Douglas C-54 that went missing January 26 near Snag, YT (Canada).

Sources:
» Aviation Archaeological Investigation and Research (AAIR)


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This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkĺs 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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