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Last updated: 14 November 2018
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Date:Sunday 30 December 1951
Time:15:38
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas VC-47D (DC-3)
Operator:United States Air Force - USAF
Registration: 44-76266
C/n / msn: 32598/15850
First flight: 1945
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90
Crew:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 24 / Occupants: 24
Total:Fatalities: 28 / Occupants: 28
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:56 km (35 mls) N of Globe, AZ (   United States of America)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:San Rafael-Hamilton Field, CA (SRF), United States of America
Destination airport:San Angelo-Goodfellow AFB, TX (GOF), United States of America
Narrative:
Crashed in mountainous terrain.

Sources:
» USAF Accident report


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Douglas DC-3

  • ca 13.000 built
  • 2990th loss
  • 1016th fatal accident
  • 20th worst accident (at the time)
  • 65th worst accident (currently)
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