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Accident description
Last updated: 23 October 2017
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Date:Sunday 25 April 1971
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-85-DL (DC-3)
Operator:United States Air Force - USAF
Registration: 43-15555
C/n / msn: 20021
First flight: 1944
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Cheyenne Airport, WY (CYS) (   United States of America)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Cheyenne Airport, WY (CYS/KCYS), United States of America
Narrative:
Crashed while attempting to land at the Cheyenne Municipal Airport, WY.

Sources:
» The Deseret News - Apr 26, 1971


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