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Last updated: 21 November 2019
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Datum:Freitag 27 August 1943
Zeit:21:30
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-53D Skytrooper (DC-3)
Fluggesellschaft:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Kennzeichen: 42-68746
Werknummer: 11673
Baujahr: 1943
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 4 / Insassen: 4
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 4 / Insassen: 4
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:18 km (11.3 Meilen) SW of Garland, NC (   USA)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Fayetteville-Pope AFB, NC (POB/KPOB), USA
Flug nach:?
Unfallbericht:
Descended into the ground in a steep power-on glide.

Informationsquelle:
» Fatal Army Air Forces Aviation Accidents in the United States, 1941-1945, Vol. 2: July 1943-July 1944 / Anthony J. Mireles
» Aviation Archaeological Investigation and Research (AAIR)


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