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Last updated: 19 October 2019
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Datum:Mittwoch 5 Mai 1948
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-30-DK (DC-3)
Fluggesellschaft:Superior Oil Corp.
Kennzeichen: NC17645
Werknummer: 25423/13978
Baujahr: 1944
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 2 / Insassen: 2
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 2 / Insassen: 2
Sachschaden: Vermisst
Konsequenzen: Presumed damaged beyond repair
Unfallort:at an unknown location (   Atlantischer Ozean)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Unbekannt
Flug von:Gander Airport, NL (YQX/CYQX), Kanada
Flug nach:Shannon Airport (SNN/EINN), Irland
Unfallbericht:
Missing over the Atlantic. The search for the missing plane was abandoned on May 10, 1948.



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Distance from Gander Airport, NL to Shannon Airport as the crow flies is 3156 km (1973 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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