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Accident description
Last updated: 23 October 2017
Status:
Date:Thursday 23 April 1953
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas R4D-8 (Super DC-3)
Operator:United States Navy
Registration: 17196
C/n / msn: 43357
First flight: 1944
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 11
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Chehalis, WA (   United States of America)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The airplane crashed near Chehalis, WA. Ten of the occupants were able to bail out safely before the crash.

Sources:
» The Douglas DC-1/DC-2/DC-3 - the first seventy years / J.M. Gradidge
» El Litoral 24 April 1953, p1


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