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Last updated: 15 July 2020
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Date:Wednesday 30 March 1949
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47B-1-DK (DC-3)
Operator:United States Air Force - USAF
Registration: 43-48295
C/n / msn: 25556/14111
First flight: 1944
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 7
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:8 km (5 mls) SW of Edgar Springs, MO (   United States of America)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Crashed during a storm and came down in a pond and submerged. The bodies of the six occupants found in the submerged wreckage.

Sources:
» San Bernardino Sun 1 April 1949, p1
» Madera Tribune 1 April 1949
» http://www.accident-report.com


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