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Accident description
Last updated: 19 February 2018
Status:
Date:Monday 21 July 1952
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-30-DL (DC-3)
Operator:Royal Canadian Air Force - RCAF
Registration: 654
C/n / msn: 9595
First flight: 1943
Crew:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Goose Bay Airport, NL (YYR) (   Canada)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Crashed on a routine flight near Goose Bay; the crew of three were killed.

Sources:
» The Douglas DC-1/DC-2/DC-3 - the first seventy years / J.M. Gradidge
» Saskatoon Star-Phoenix 22 July 1952, p2
» The Montreal Gazette 22 July 1952, p1


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