Accident
Last updated: 22 October 2014
Estado:
Fecha:viernes 4 abril 1952
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas VC-47D
Operador:United States Air Force - USAF
Registración: 45-926
Numéro de série: 16929/34187
Año de Construcción: 1945
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90
Tripulación:Fatalidades: / Ocupantes:
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: / Ocupantes:
Total:Fatalidades: 9 / Ocupantes: 9
Víctimas de la colisión:Fatalidades: 6
Daños en la Aeronave: Destruido
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:ca 9 km N of Mobile-Brookley AFB, AL (BFM) (   Estados Unidos de América) show on map
Fase: Aproximación (APR)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:Montgomery-Maxwell AFB, AL (MXF/KMXF), Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Mobile-Brookley AFB, AL (BFM/KBFM), Estados Unidos de América
Descripción:
Mid-air collision at night between Douglas VC-47D 45-926 and Douglas C-124A-DL Globemaster II 50-1260. Both aircraft spun down, crashing on top of parked railroad box cars and bursting into flames.
The VC-47 operated on a flight from Maxwell AFB to Brookley AFB while the Globemaster operated on a local flight out of Brookley AFB.


Fuentes:
» Toledo Blade - Apr 5, 1952


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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Montgomery-Maxwell AFB, AL to Mobile-Brookley AFB, AL as the crow flies is 252 km (157 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s 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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