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Last updated: 15 September 2019
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Datum:Mittwoch 9 Dezember 1942
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic B24 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Consolidated C-87 Liberator Express
Fluggesellschaft:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Kennzeichen: 41-11707
Werknummer: 203
Baujahr:
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 5 / Insassen: 5
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 5 / Insassen: 5
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 10 / Insassen: 10
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:410 km (256.3 Meilen) W vom Land entfernt von Ascension Island (   Atlantischer Ozean)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Natal Airport, RN (NAT/SBNT), Brasilien
Flug nach:Georgetown-Wideawake Field (ASI/FHAW),
Unfallbericht:
Crashed into the sea en route between Natal and Ascension Island. Last radio contact with Natal was at 03:37.

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» Aviation Archaeological Investigation and Research (AAIR)


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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Natal Airport, RN to Georgetown-Wideawake Field as the crow flies is 2303 km (1439 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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