Accident Douglas R4D-5 (DC-3) 39079,
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Date:Friday 24 January 1947
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Douglas R4D-5 (DC-3)
Owner/operator:United States Navy
Registration: 39079
MSN: 10206
Year of manufacture:1943
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 7
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:N of Dartmouth, NS -   Canada
Phase: Approach
Departure airport:New York-Floyd Bennett Field, NY (NOP/KNOP)
Destination airport:Halifax-Shearwater Airport, NS (YAW/CYAW)
The aircraft flew into trees north of Dartmouth, Canada. Six of the seven occupants seriously injured.


Winnipeg Free Press January 25,1947
US Navy and US Marine Corps Aircraft Serial Numbers and Bureau Numbers--1911 to Present / Joe Baugher
The Douglas DC-1/DC-2/DC-3 - the first seventy years / J.M. Gradidge
Noticias de Hoy - January 28, 1947


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