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Datum:Sonntag 6 März 1955
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-54D-15-DC (DC-4)
Fluggesellschaft:United States Air Force - USAF
Kennzeichen: 43-17208
Werknummer: 22158
Baujahr: 1945
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 5 / Insassen: 5
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 9 / Insassen: 9
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 14 / Insassen: 14
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:32 km (20 Meilen) NW of Taitung (   Taiwan)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Okinawa (unknown airport), Japan
Flug nach:Hong Kong-Kai Tak International Airport (HKG/VHHH),
Unfallbericht:
The C-54 transport plane impacted the side of a mountain at 9000 feet

Informationsquelle:
» Aviation Archaeological Investigation and Research (AAIR)
» Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - Mar 7, 1955


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