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Last updated: 16 October 2019
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Fecha:jueves 5 agosto 1948
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas R4D-6 (DC-3)
Operador:United States Navy
Registración: 17285
Numéro de série: 25950/14505
Año de Construcción: 1944
Tripulación:Fatalidades: / Ocupantes:
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: / Ocupantes:
Total:Fatalidades: 10 / Ocupantes: 10
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:18 km (11.3 milles) de Miami NAS, FL (   Estados Unidos de América)
Fase: Aproximación (APR)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:Norfolk NAS Chambers, VA (NGU/KNGU), Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Opa-Locka Airport, FL (OPF/KOPF), Estados Unidos de América
Descripción:
Crashed after midair collision with civilian Boeing Stearman plane. Both pilots of the Stearman parachuted to safety.

Fuentes:
» US Navy and US Marine Corps Aircraft Serial Numbers and Bureau Numbers--1911 to Present / Joe Baugher
» The Douglas DC-1/DC-2/DC-3 - the first seventy years / J.M. Gradidge
» Youngstown Vindicator - Aug 6, 1948


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Distance from Norfolk NAS Chambers, VA to Opa-Locka Airport, FL as the crow flies is 1275 km (797 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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