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Last updated: 25 October 2020
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Fecha:martes 4 febrero 1947
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas R4D-5S (DC-3)
Operador:United States Navy
Registración: 17131
Numéro de série: 12275
Año de Construcción: 1944
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 4 / Ocupantes: 4
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 6 / Ocupantes: 6
Total:Fatalidades: 10 / Ocupantes: 10
Daños en la Aeronave: Desaparecido
Consecuencias: Presumed damaged beyond repair
Ubicación:de la costa de Assateague Island, ME (   Estados Unidos de América)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:Portsmouth AFB, NH (PSM/KPSM), Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Norfolk NAS Chambers, VA (NGU/KNGU), Estados Unidos de América
Descripción:
The aircraft disappeared in a storm at night; four crew and six passengers on board.

Fuentes:
» 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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