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Last updated: 16 November 2019
Estado:
Fecha:martes 18 enero 1949
Hora:ca 13:30
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-54G-15-DO (DC-4)
Operador:United States Air Force - USAF
Registración: 45-563
Numéro de série: 36016
Año de Construcción: 1945
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 1 / Ocupantes: 3
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 1 / Ocupantes: 3
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:10 km (6.3 milles) E of Fassberg (   Alemania)
Fase: Aproximación (APR)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:Berlin-Tempelhof Airport (THF/EDDI), Alemania
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Fassberg Air Base (ETHS), Alemania
Descripción:
Crashed and burned 10 km E of Fassberg, Germany. The Skymaster was part of Berlin Airlift. 1st/Lt. Robert P. Weaver (pilot) killed.

Fuentes:
» USAAS-USAAC-USAAF-USAF Aircraft Serial Numbers--1908 to Present / Joe Baugher
» Huschke, Wolfgang J. /Die Rosinenbomber
» Die Rosinenbomber, Die Berliner Luftbrücke 1948/49
» The Unheralded: Men an Woman of the Berlin Blockade and Airlift/Edward Gere


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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Berlin-Tempelhof Airport to Fassberg Air Base as the crow flies is 220 km (138 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of kilometers.

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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