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Last updated: 12 November 2019
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Datum:dinsdag 10 april 1951
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-54D (DC-4)
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:United States Air Force - USAF
Registratie: 42-72734
Constructienummer: 10839
Bouwjaar: 1945
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 8 / inzittenden: 8
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 8 / inzittenden: 8
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Fairbanks-Ladd Army Airfield, AK (FBK) (   Verenigde Staten)
Fase: InitiŽle klim (ICL)
Soort vlucht:Militair
Vliegveld van vertrek:Fairbanks-Ladd Army Airfield, AK (FBK/PAFB), Verenigde Staten
Vliegveld van aankomst:Fairbanks-Ladd Army Airfield, AK (FBK/PAFB), Verenigde Staten
Beschrijving:
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.

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


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