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Accident
Last updated: 22 October 2017
Estado:
Fecha:lunes 4 marzo 1963
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-DL (DC-3)
Operador:United States Air Force - USAF
Registración: 43-30655
Numéro de série: 13806
Año de Construcción: 1944
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Bentwaters RAF Station (BWY) (   Reino Unido)
Fase: Carreteando (TXI)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:-
Aeropuerto de Llegada:-
Descripción:
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.

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


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This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s 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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