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Last updated: 24 June 2019
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Date:Wednesday 2 October 1946
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47B-45-DK (DC-3)
Operator:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registration: 45-968
C/n / msn: 34231/16971
First flight: 1945
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Hermosillo Airport (HMO) (   Mexico)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Hermosillo-Gen Pesqueira Garcia Airport (HMO/MMHO), Mexico
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Crashed on takeoff due to engine failure.

Sources:
» Aviation Archaeological Investigation and Research (AAIR)


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