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Accident description
Last updated: 22 October 2017
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Date:Tuesday 15 May 1951
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-25-DK (DC-3)
Operator:United States Air Force - USAF
Registration: 42-93720
C/n / msn: 13663
First flight: 1944
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
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Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Giebelstadt AAF (GHF) (   Germany)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Giebelstadt AAF (GHF/ETEU), Germany
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The aircraft was damaged in a takeoff accident.

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» Aviation Archaeological Investigation and Research (AAIR)


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