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Last updated: 22 November 2019
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Fecha:sábado 16 diciembre 1944
Hora:01:35
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47-DL (DC-3)
Operador:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registración: 41-18393
Numéro de série: 4431
Año de Construcción: 1942
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 3 / Ocupantes: 3
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 3 / Ocupantes: 3
Daños en la Aeronave: Destruido
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Lawrenceville-George AAF, IL (LWV) (   Estados Unidos de América)
Elevación del lugar del accidente: 131 m (430 feet) amsl
Fase: Aproximación (APR)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:Lawrenceville-George AAF, IL (LWV/KLWV), Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Lawrenceville-George AAF, IL (LWV/KLWV), Estados Unidos de América
Descripción:
A Douglas C-47 transport aircraft was destroyed when it crashed after striking trees on final approach to Lawrenceville-George Field, IL. All three crew members were killed in the accident. The airplane was one of three that were returning from a night time formation-training mission.

Fuentes:
» 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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