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Last updated: 15 November 2019
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Date:Friday 1 February 1946
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-54G-1-DO (DC-4)
Operator:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registration: 45-485
C/n / msn: 35938
First flight: 1945
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 19
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Fujisawa Air Base (   Japan)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Guam (unknown airport), Guam
Destination airport:Fujisawa Air Base, Japan
Narrative:
The C-54 crash-landed at the Fujisawa Air Base. Brig Gen John A. Elmore and Col A.E. Schanze were unhurt.

Sources:
» Spocane Daily Chronicle 2 February 1946, p9
» Aviation Archaeological Investigation and Research (AAIR)


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