Vliegtuigongeval op 19 NOV 1951 met Douglas C-47A-90-DL (DC-3) 43-16026 - Papa
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Datum:maandag 19 november 1951
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-90-DL (DC-3)
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:United States Air Force - USAF
Registratie: 43-16026
Constructienummer: 20492
Bouwjaar: 1944
Motoren: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 4
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 4
Schade: Geen
Plaats:nabij Papa (   Hongarije)
Fase: Onbekend (UNK)
Soort vlucht:Militair
Vliegveld van vertrek:Erding Air Base (ETSE), Duitsland
Vliegveld van aankomst:Beograd-Dojno Polje Airport, Servië
The C-47 as on a supply mission to Belgrade when it became lost over Yugoslavia and then entered the Hungarian airspace. The plane was forced down by Soviet fighter aircraft stationed in Hungary. The four crew members were released December 27 after the U.S. had agreed to pay USD 120.000 in fines for violating the Hungarian border.

» Ludington Daily News - Dec 28, 1951
» L'Unita 21-11-1951


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Deze kaart geeft het vliegveld van vetrek weer en de geplande bestemming van de vlucht. De lijn tussen de vliegvelden geeft niet de exacte vliegroute weer.
De afstand tussen Erding Air Base en Beograd-Dojno Polje Airport bedraagt 749 km (468 miles).

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