CFIT Accident Douglas C-47A-90-DL (DC-3) 43-16066,
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Date:Wednesday 20 December 1944
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Douglas C-47A-90-DL (DC-3)
Owner/operator:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registration: 43-16066
MSN: 20532
Year of manufacture:1944
Engine model:Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Fatalities:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:9 km S of Ironton, MO -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Malden AAF, MO (MAW/KMAW)
Destination airport:Marion-Williamson County Airport, IL (MWA/KMWA)
A Douglas C-47 transport plane was destroyed when it crashed after striking a ridge. All five on board were killed.
The airplane was on a navigation mission.


Fatal Army Air Forces Aviation Accidents in the United States, 1941-1945, Vol. 3: August 1944-December 1945 / Anthony J. Mireles

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