Accident Douglas C-47D 43-48940,
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Date:Thursday 23 March 1950
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Douglas C-47D
Owner/operator:United States Air Force - USAF
Registration: 43-48940
MSN: 26201/14756
Year of manufacture:1944
Engine model:Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 5
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:Rome-Griffiss AFB, NY (RME) -   United States of America
Phase: Take off
Departure airport:Rome-Griffiss AFB, NY (RME/KRME)
Destination airport:
Crashed while taking off during a snow storm. One occupant was killed, one slightly injured and three unhurt.
A second airman died of his burns March 25.


Evening Star 25 March 1950, p1
Aviation Archaeological Investigation and Research (AAIR)
Noticias de Hoy - March 24, 1950


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