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Accident
Last updated: 24 August 2016
Estado:
Fecha:viernes 4 noviembre 1955
Hora:23:46
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: 43-48276
Numéro de série: 25537/14092
Año de Construcción: 1944
Tripulación:Fatalidades: / Ocupantes:
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: / Ocupantes:
Total:Fatalidades: 4 / Ocupantes: 8
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:de la costa de Holyoke, MA (   Estados Unidos de América)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:Washington-Bolling AFB, DC (BOF/KBOF), Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Springfield-Westover AFB, MA (CEF/KCEF), Estados Unidos de América
Descripción:
Made forced landing on the Connecticut River.
Carburetor icing and subsequent engine failure was listed as the primary cause of the crash.


Fuentes:
» The Panama American (November 5, 1955)
» newenglandaviationhistory.com


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Distance from Washington-Bolling AFB, DC to Springfield-Westover AFB, MA as the crow flies is 528 km (330 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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