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Last updated: 30 October 2020
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Datum:Dienstag 4 Februar 1947
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas R4D-5S (DC-3)
Fluggesellschaft:United States Navy
Kennzeichen: 17131
Werknummer: 12275
Baujahr: 1944
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 4 / Insassen: 4
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 6 / Insassen: 6
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 10 / Insassen: 10
Sachschaden: Vermisst
Konsequenzen: Presumed damaged beyond repair
Unfallort:vom Land entfernt von Assateague Island, ME (   USA)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Portsmouth AFB, NH (PSM/KPSM), USA
Flug nach:Norfolk NAS Chambers, VA (NGU/KNGU), USA
Unfallbericht:
The aircraft disappeared in a storm at night; four crew and six passengers on board.

Informationsquelle:
» The Douglas DC-1/DC-2/DC-3 - the first seventy years / J.M. Gradidge
» The Free Lance-Star 7 February 1947, p1
» Biddeford Daily Journal February 5,1947


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Distance from Portsmouth AFB, NH to Norfolk NAS Chambers, VA as the crow flies is 820 km (513 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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