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Last updated: 18 September 2021
Estado:
Fecha:miércoles 9 abril 1947
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47D (DC-3)
Operador:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registración: 43-49258
Numéro de série: 26519/15074
Año de Construcción: 1944
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90
Tripulación:Fatalidades: / Ocupantes:
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: / Ocupantes:
Total:Fatalidades: 1 / Ocupantes: 21
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:San Antonio-Kelly AFB, TX (SKF) (   Estados Unidos de América)
Fase: Despegue (TOF)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:San Antonio-Kelly AFB, TX (SKF/KSKF), Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Tucson-Davis Monthan AFB, AZ (DMA/KDMA), Estados Unidos de América
Descripción:
Shortly after takeoff the airplane settled down in a cotton field.
At least one occupant died in the accident.

Fuentes:
» Aviation Archaeological Investigation and Research (AAIR)
» Chicago Tribune April 10, 1947


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Distance from San Antonio-Kelly AFB, TX to Tucson-Davis Monthan AFB, AZ as the crow flies is 1207 km (754 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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