Accident Douglas C-47A-20-DK Skytrain 42-93192,
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Date:Thursday 15 June 1944
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Douglas C-47A-20-DK Skytrain
Owner/operator:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registration: 42-93192
MSN: 13076
Year of manufacture:1944
Engine model:Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:11 km NW of North Vernon, IN -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Louisville-Bowman Field, KY (LOU/KLOU)
Destination airport:Louisville-Bowman Field, KY (LOU/KLOU)
The C-47 took off from Bowman Field on a local training flight. During a let down through overcast the no. 2 engine lost power. The engine then caught fire and the airplane crashed in a descending right turn.


Fatal Army Air Forces Aviation Accidents in the United States, 1941-1945, Vol. 2: July 1943-July 1944 / Anthony J. Mireles

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