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Last updated: 4 June 2020
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Date:Thursday 19 October 1950
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47B-15-DK (DC-3)
Operator:United States Air Force - USAF
Registration: 43-49440
C/n / msn: 26701/15256
First flight: 1944
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90C
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Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Dhahran Airport (DHA) (   Saudi Arabia)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Dhahran International Airport (DHA/OEDR), Saudi Arabia
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The aircraft crashed on takeoff. At least one occupant died in the accident.

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