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Accident description
Last updated: 5 October 2015
Date:Friday 10 July 1953
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47D (DC-3)
Operator:United States Air Force - USAF
Registration: 43-48803
C/n / msn: 26064/14619
First flight: 1944
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90
Crew:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Total:Fatalities: 10 / Occupants: 10
Collision casualties:Fatalities: 1
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:1,5 km (0.9 mls) from Stavanger-Sola Airport (SVG) (   Norway)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Stavanger-Sola Airport (SVG/ENZV), Norway
Collision with Royal Norwegian Air Force F-84 Thunderjet. Both aircraft crashed.

Mid air collision
Loss of control

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This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkĺs 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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