Accident description
Last updated: 21 October 2014
Status:
Date:Saturday 4 February 1950
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47D
Operator:United States Air Force - USAF
Registration: 43-49143
C/n / msn: 14959/26404
First flight: 1944
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90
Crew:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:7,2 km (4.5 mls) WNW off Roosevelt Roads-Roosevelt NAS (NRR) (   Puerto Rico)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Crashed at sea.

Sources:
» Aviation Archaeological Investigation and Research (AAIR)
» Toledo Blade - Feb 4, 1950


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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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