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Last updated: 15 December 2019
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Date:Tuesday 28 September 1948
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-4
Operator:Transcontinental & Western Air - TWA
Registration: NC45345
C/n / msn: 27346
First flight: 1945
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:New York-La Guardia Airport, NY (LGA) (   United States of America)
Phase: Standing (STD)
Nature:-
Departure airport:New York-La Guardia Airport, NY (LGA/KLGA), United States of America
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
A mechanic was filling the oxygen tanks when a fire erupted in the centre section of the airplane.

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photo of Douglas-DC-4-NC45345
accident date: 28-09-1948
type: Douglas DC-4
registration: NC45345
 
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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