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Last updated: 12 July 2020
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Datum:Mittwoch 9 April 1952
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas VC-47A (DC-3)
Fluggesellschaft:United States Air Force - USAF
Kennzeichen: 42-93809
Werknummer: 13762
Baujahr: 1944
Besatzung:Todesopfer: / Insassen:
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: / Insassen:
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 10 / Insassen: 10
Opfer des Zusammenstoßes:Todesopfer: 2
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:nahe Camp Edwards, MA (   USA)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Falmouth-Otis AFB, MA (FMH/KFMH), USA
Flug nach:Niagara Falls International Airport, NY (IAG/KIAG), USA
Unfallbericht:
Mid-air collision with a USAF Lockheed F-94B Starfire (51-5407) at an altitude of 5000-7000 feet.

Informationsquelle:
» The Douglas DC-1/DC-2/DC-3 - the first seventy years / J.M. Gradidge
» Chicago Tribune, April 10, 1952


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Distance from Falmouth-Otis AFB, MA to Niagara Falls International Airport, NY as the crow flies is 705 km (441 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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