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Accident description
Last updated: 9 December 2016
Status:
Date:Wednesday 16 March 1960
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: 43-48899
C/n / msn: 26160/14715
First flight: 1944
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:6,5 km (4.1 mls) SE of Amatice (   Italy)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Aviano Air Base (LIYW), Italy
Destination airport:Gioia Del Colle Air Base (LIBV), Italy
Narrative:
Crashed.

Sources:
» Stampa Sera 21 March 1960, p8 (La Stampa)
» US Crashes 1950-2002 / Jan van Waarde


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