Accident Douglas C-54E-5-DO (DC-4) 44-9096,
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Date:Tuesday 19 December 1950
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Douglas C-54E-5-DO (DC-4)
Owner/operator:United States Air Force - USAF
Registration: 44-9096
MSN: 27322
Year of manufacture:1945
Fatalities:Fatalities: 37 / Occupants: 37
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:Mt. Tabayoc -   Philippines
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Okinawa-Naha AFB (AHA)
Destination airport:Angeles City-Clark Air Base (CRK/RPMK)
The Skymaster was en route from Japan to Clark Air Base in the Philippines. Some 150 km north of Clark AB, the airplane was flying IFR at an altitude of 8000 feet.
It crossed mountainous terrain and flew into the side of Mt. Tabayoc (height: 9322 feet).


Aviation Archaeological Investigation and Research (AAIR)
USAAS-USAAC-USAAF-USAF Aircraft Serial Numbers--1908 to Present / Joe Baugher
Military aviation disasters : significant losses since 1908 / D. Gero, 1999


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