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Accident
Last updated: 19 October 2017
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Datum:Montag 4 März 1963
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-DL (DC-3)
Fluggesellschaft:United States Air Force - USAF
Kennzeichen: 43-30655
Werknummer: 13806
Baujahr: 1944
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Bentwaters RAF Station (BWY) (   Großbritannien)
Flugphase: Taxi (TXI)
Betriebsart:Militär
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Unfallbericht:
The aircraft was undergoing a high speed taxi check on the runway when it departed the runway mid-field on the left side. The pilot attempted to ground-loop the aircraft but it crashed into a grove of trees. The rudder lock had not been removed before the test, leading to this accident.

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» US Crashes 1950-2002 / Jan van Waarde


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