Accident description
Last updated: 24 October 2014
Status:
Date:Friday 24 February 1956
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-80-DL (DC-3)
Operator:United States Air Force - USAF
Registration: 43-15130
C/n / msn: 19596
First flight: 1944
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Crew:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 6
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 6
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:8 km (5 mls) S of Rascafria (   Spain)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Flew into a hillside at an elevation of 6000 feet.

Sources:
» US Crashes 1950-2002 / Jan van Waarde
» The Deseret News. - Feb 25, 1956


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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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