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Last updated: 9 December 2018
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Date:Friday 26 December 1952
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47D
Operator:Royal Hellenic Air Force
Registration: 49-2632
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90
Crew:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Passengers:Fatalities: 9 / Occupants: 9
Total:Fatalities: 14 / Occupants: 14
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:4,5 km (2.8 mls) from Jinhae (K-10) Air Base (   South Korea)
Phase: Initial climb (ICL)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Jinhae (K-10) Air Base, South Korea
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Failed to gain height after takeoff and crashed.

Sources:
» Aeromilitaria / Air-Britain, 2016
» Korean War Aircraft Loss Database (KORWALD)
» The Free-Lance Star - Dec 27, 1952


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Douglas DC-3

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