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Last updated: 22 February 2020
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Fecha:martes 24 agosto 1948
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47 (VC-117B) (DC-3)
Operador:United States Air Force - USAF
Registración: 45-2554
Numéro de série: 34212/18557
Año de Construcción: 1945
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 3 / Ocupantes: 3
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 6 / Ocupantes: 6
Total:Fatalidades: 9 / Ocupantes: 9
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:8 km (5 milles) N of Newton, NJ (   Estados Unidos de América)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:Harrisburg-Olmsted AFB, PA (MDT/KMDT), Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Danbury Airport, CT (DXR/KDXR), Estados Unidos de América
Descripción:
Collided with North American B-25J Mitchell 44-86870 at an altitude of about 7000 feet and crashed. The B-25 landed safely at Stewart Field.

Fuentes:
» The Free Lance-Star - Aug 25, 1948
» Aviation Archaeological Investigation and Research (AAIR)
» Youngstown Vindicator - Aug 25, 1948 p.10


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Distance from Harrisburg-Olmsted AFB, PA to Danbury Airport, CT as the crow flies is 304 km (190 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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