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Last updated: 24 October 2019
Datum:Donnerstag 27 Dezember 1951
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47B-15-DK (DC-3)
Fluggesellschaft:United States Air Force - USAF
Kennzeichen: 43-49413
Werknummer: 26674/15229
Baujahr: 1944
Besatzung:Todesopfer: / Insassen:
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: / Insassen:
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 4 / Insassen: 23
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Fukuoka-Itazuke AFB (FUK) (   Japan)
Flugphase: Start (TOF)
Flug von:Fukuoka-Itazuke AFB (FUK/RJFF), Japan
Flug nach:?
Takeoff accident. The C-47 crashed against a maintenance hangar from 30 meters altitude and caught fire.
Four occupants were killed and 19 were injured. Eight others injured were ground personnel.

» Aviation Archaeological Investigation and Research (AAIR)
» The Douglas DC-1/DC-2/DC-3 - the first seventy years / J.M. Gradidge
» El Litoral 28 December 1951, p1
» Chicago Tribune Dec. 28, 1951


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