ASN Aircraft accident Douglas C-54G (DC-4) 45-0538 Easthampton, MA
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Date:Thursday 13 May 1948
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-54G (DC-4)
Operator:United States Air Force - USAF
Registration: 45-0538
MSN: 35991
First flight: 1945
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:3,2 km (2 mls) N of Easthampton, MA (   United States of America)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Hit the ground while flying on instruments through a driving rainstorm.

Sources:
» Malaya Tribune 15 May 1948, p1
» http://accident-report.com


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