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Accident description
Last updated: 20 October 2017
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Date:Thursday 9 February 1956
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas SC-47D
Operator:United States Air Force - USAF
Registration: 43-16411
C/n / msn: 20877
First flight: 1944
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants:
Airplane damage: Substantial
Airplane fate: Repaired
Location:Cheyenne Airport, WY (CYS) (   United States of America)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Cheyenne Airport, WY (CYS/KCYS), United States of America
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Veered off runway on takeoff and struck a snow bank.

Classification:
Runway excursion

Sources:
» US Crashes 1950-2002 / Jan van Waarde


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