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Last updated: 31 October 2020
Estado:
Fecha:jueves 28 febrero 1952
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas VC-47D (DC-3)
Operador:United States Air Force - USAF
Registración: 43-49226
Numéro de série: 26487/15042
Año de Construcción: 1944
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 4
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 14
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 18
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:cerca Sydney, NS (   Canadá)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:Springfield-Westover AFB, MA (CEF/KCEF), Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Torbay RCAF Aerodrome, NL (YYT/CYYT), Canadá
Descripción:
Four crew and 14 passengers bailed out after fuel exhaustion. The aircraft had not been able to land due to a severe blizzard.

Fuentes:
» Brandon Daily Sun February 28,1952
» El Siglo de Torreón 29 February 1952, p1
» Aviation Archaeological Investigation and Research (AAIR)


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Distance from Springfield-Westover AFB, MA to Torbay RCAF Aerodrome, NL as the crow flies is 1653 km (1033 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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