Accident description
Last updated: 21 September 2014
Status:
Date:Saturday 10 June 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: 43-48477
C/n / msn: 14293/25738
First flight: 1944
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 18
Ground casualties:Fatalities: 1
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Tulsa Municipal Airport, OK (TUL) (   United States of America)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Tulsa Municipal Airport, OK (TUL/KTUL), United States of America
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The C-47 suffered a loss of engine power on take-off, causing the airplane to veer into an aviation school's barracks. Three men were injured, one fatally.

Sources:
» Aviation Archaeological Investigation and Research (AAIR)
» Spokane Daily Chronicle - Jun 13, 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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