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Last updated: 15 November 2019
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Fecha:martes 10 abril 1951
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-54D (DC-4)
Operador:United States Air Force - USAF
Registración: 42-72734
Numéro de série: 10839
Año de Construcción: 1945
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 8 / Ocupantes: 8
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 8 / Ocupantes: 8
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Fairbanks-Ladd Army Airfield, AK (FBK) (   Estados Unidos de América)
Fase: Ascenso Inicial (ICL)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:Fairbanks-Ladd Army Airfield, AK (FBK/PAFB), Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Fairbanks-Ladd Army Airfield, AK (FBK/PAFB), Estados Unidos de América
Descripción:
Crashed and caught fire during attempt to pick up a glider. The glider towing rope wound itself around the elevator, causing the C-54 to lose control.

Fuentes:
» Aviation Archaeological Investigation and Research (AAIR)
» Lodi News-Sentinel - Apr 11, 1951


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