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Last updated: 25 January 2020
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Date:Tuesday 14 December 1948
Type:Silhouette image of generic C82 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fairchild C-82A Packet
Operator:United States Air Force - USAF
Registration: 45-57785
C/n / msn: 10155
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Berlin-Tempelhof Airport (THF) (   Germany)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Berlin-Tempelhof Airport (THF/EDDI), Germany
Narrative:
Landing accident due to mechanical failure. Part of Berlin Airlift.

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