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Last updated: 23 September 2021
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Date:Sunday 15 October 1950
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-75-DL (DC-3)
Operator:United States Air Force - USAF
Registration: 42-100855
MSN: 19318
First flight: 1943
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Crew:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Aircraft damage: Missing
Aircraft fate: Presumed damaged beyond repair
Location:Sea of Japan (   Pacific Ocean)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Seoul-Gimpo (Kimpo) International Airport (SEL/RKSS), South Korea
Destination airport:Brady AFB, Japan
Narrative:
Fuel exhaustion; crashed at sea.

Sources:
» Aviation Archaeological Investigation and Research (AAIR)
» US Crashes 1950-2002 / Jan van Waarde
» Korean War Aircraft Loss Database (KORWALD)


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Distance from Seoul-Gimpo (Kimpo) International Airport to Brady AFB as the crow flies is 537 km (335 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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