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Accident description
Last updated: 12 December 2017
Status:
Date:Monday 7 April 1952
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-50-DL (DC-3)
Operator:United States Air Force - USAF
Registration: 42-24181
C/n / msn: 10043
First flight: 1943
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Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:5 km (3.1 mls) SE of Beirut Airport (BEY) (   Lebanon)
Phase: Initial climb (ICL)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Beirut Airport (BEY/OLBA), Lebanon
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Crashed at Choueifat after takeoff. At least one killed.

Sources:
» L'Unitá 8-4-1952
» Aviation Archaeological Investigation and Research (AAIR)


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