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Last updated: 17 September 2021
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Datum:Montag 22 Dezember 1952
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47D
Fluggesellschaft:Royal Hellenic Air Force
Kennzeichen: 49-2616
Werknummer:
Baujahr:
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 5 / Insassen: 5
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 8 / Insassen: 8
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 13 / Insassen: 13
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Su Won (K-13) Air Base (SWU) (   Südkorea)
Flugphase: Taxi (TXI)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Su Won (K-13) Air Base (SWU/RKSW), Südkorea
Flug nach:?
Unfallbericht:
The Greek C-47 taxied onto the active runway at Suwon. A USAF Lockheed F-80C Shooting Star (49-0722) was on takeoff and hit the aircraft C-47.
The C-47 carried six U.S. soldier patients to evacuate them to a hospital.

Informationsquelle:
» Aeromilitaria / Air-Britain, 2016
» Korean War Aircraft Loss Database (KORWALD)
» The Deseret News - Dec 23, 1952


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