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Last updated: 14 May 2021
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Datum:Samstag 9 September 1944
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-35-DL (DC-3)
Fluggesellschaft:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Kennzeichen: 42-23870
Werknummer: 9732
Baujahr: 1943
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 4 / Insassen: 4
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 5 / Insassen: 5
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 9 / Insassen: 9
Sachschaden: Vermisst
Konsequenzen: Presumed damaged beyond repair
Unfallort:west off Fort Glenn Army Airfield, AK (   USA)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Umnak-Fort Glenn Army Airfield, AK, USA
Flug nach:Shemya AFB, AK (SYA/PASY), USA
Unfallbericht:
The aircraft took off from Fort Glenn Army Airfield on the island of Umnak, Alaska, at 20:53Z. Last radio contact was at 21:15Z when the flight reported 30 miles west of Umnak at 8000 feet.

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Distance from Umnak-Fort Glenn Army Airfield, AK to Shemya AFB, AK as the crow flies is 1193 km (746 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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