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Accident
Last updated: 20 October 2017
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Datum:maandag 4 maart 1963
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-DL (DC-3)
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:United States Air Force - USAF
Registratie: 43-30655
Constructienummer: 13806
Bouwjaar: 1944
Motoren: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden:
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden:
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden:
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Bentwaters RAF Station (BWY) (   Verenigd Koninkrijk)
Fase: Taxi (TXI)
Soort vlucht:Militair
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Beschrijving:
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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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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