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Last updated: 17 June 2021
Date:Monday 2 March 1942
Time:07:28 EWT
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-3-313
Operator:Pennsylvania-Central Airlines
Registration: NC21788
MSN: 2187
First flight: 1940
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 14
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 17
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Aircraft fate: Repaired
Location:Detroit City Airport, MI (   United States of America)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Pittsburgh (unknown airport), PA, United States of America
Destination airport:Detroit City Airport, MI (DET/KDET), United States of America
Crashed on landing. None of the fourteen passengers and three crew were injured. Date also reported as February 2, 1942.


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