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Last updated: 16 September 2019
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Date:Saturday 12 December 1942
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-39 (DC-2)
Operator:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registration: 38-514
C/n / msn: 2071
First flight: 1939
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 8 / Occupants: 8
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:4 km (2.5 mls) N of Louisville, IN (   United States of America)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Crashed and burst into flames killing the eight Army airmen aboard.

Sources:
» Aviation Archaeological Investigation and Research (AAIR)
» The Ludington Daily News 14 December 1942, p1


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