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Last updated: 25 September 2021
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Date:Sunday 24 August 1952
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas VC-47D (DC-3)
Operator:United States Air Force - USAF
Registration: 43-16245
MSN: 20711
First flight: 1944
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 6
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Fort Indiantown-Muir Army Air Field, PA (MUI) (   United States of America)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Fort Indiantown-Muir Army Air Field, PA (MUI/KMUI), United States of America
Narrative:
The aircraft hit telephone wires on approach, plummeted to the ground and burst into flames. All six occupants escaped.

Sources:
» Accident-Report.com
» The Douglas DC-1/DC-2/DC-3 - the first seventy years / J.M. Gradidge
» Gettysburg Times 25 August 1952, p1


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