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Last updated: 25 May 2020
Estado:
Fecha:miércoles 10 diciembre 1947
Hora:00:20
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-54D-5-DC (DC-4)
Operador:United States Air Force - USAF
Registración: 42-72572
Numéro de série: 10677
Año de Construcción: 1945
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 1 / Ocupantes: 4
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 22 / Ocupantes: 25
Total:Fatalidades: 23 / Ocupantes: 29
Daños en la Aeronave: Destruido
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:ca 13 km N of Goose Bay Airport, NL (YYR) (   Canadá)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:Goose Bay Airport, NL (YYR/CYYR), Canadá
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Springfield-Westover AFB, MA (CEF/KCEF), Estados Unidos de América
Descripción:
The aircraft crashed and burned in a wooded area shortly after taking off from Goose Bay. Snow falling at the time of the accident was a factor.

Fuentes:
» USAAS-USAAC-USAAF-USAF Aircraft Serial Numbers--1908 to Present / Joe Baugher


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Distance from Goose Bay Airport, NL to Springfield-Westover AFB, MA as the crow flies is 1517 km (948 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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