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Last updated: 27 September 2020
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Date:Tuesday 25 September 1951
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-20-DK (DC-3)
Operator:Czechoslovak Air Force
Registration: D-03
C/n / msn: 12948
First flight: 1944
Crew:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Babice (   Czech Republic)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Brno Turany Airport (BRQ/LKTB), Czech Republic
Destination airport:Kbely Air Base (LKKB), Czech Republic
Narrative:
Crashed.

Sources:
» The Douglas DC-1/DC-2/DC-3 - the first seventy years / J.M. Gradidge
» Czech accidents web site


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Distance from Brno Turany Airport to Kbely Air Base as the crow flies is 187 km (117 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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