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Accident description
Last updated: 30 August 2015
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Date:Tuesday 9 September 1958
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas SC-47
Operator:United States Air Force - USAF
Registration: 43-15345
C/n / msn: 19811
First flight: 1944
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 13 / Occupants: 20
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Anchorage-Elmendorf AFB, AK (EDF) (   United States of America)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Anchorage-Elmendorf AFB, AK (EDF/PAED), United States of America
Destination airport:Fairbanks-Eielson AFB, AK (EIL/PAEI), United States of America
Narrative:
Crashed following engine problems.

Sources:
» US Crashes 1950-2002 / Jan van Waarde
» The Bend Bulletin - Sep 11, 1958
» El Siglo de Torreˇn 10 Septemer 1958, p7


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Distance from Anchorage-Elmendorf AFB, AK to Fairbanks-Eielson AFB, AK as the crow flies is 400 km (250 miles).

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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