Descripción del Accidente ASN 03 AUG 1944 Douglas C-47A-30-DL (DC-3) 42-23652 - Naper, NE
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Fecha:jueves 3 agosto 1944
Hora:20:30
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-30-DL (DC-3)
Operador:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registración: 42-23652
Numéro de série: 9514
Año de Construcción: 1943
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 4 / Ocupantes: 4
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 24 / Ocupantes: 24
Total:Fatalidades: 28 / Ocupantes: 28
Daños en la Aeronave: Destruido
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:5 km (3.1 milles) W of Naper, NE (   Estados Unidos de América)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:Bruning Army Air Base, NE, Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Pierre AAB, SD (PIR/KPIR), Estados Unidos de América
Descripción:
A Douglas C-47 transport plane was destroyed when it broke up in flight near Naper, NB. All four crew members and 24 passengers were killed. The flight encountered a wall of thunderstorms. The pilot lost control of the airplane, probably due to severe thunderstorm and/or a lightning strike.

Fuentes:
» Military aviation disasters : significant losses since 1908 / D. Gero, 1999
» USAAS-USAAC-USAAF-USAF Aircraft Serial Numbers--1908 to Present / Joe Baugher
» Fatal Army Air Forces Aviation Accidents in the United States, 1941-1945, Vol. 3: August 1944-December 1945 / Anthony J. Mireles


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