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Last updated: 31 March 2020
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Fecha:domingo 6 marzo 1955
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-54D-15-DC (DC-4)
Operador:United States Air Force - USAF
Registración: 43-17208
Numéro de série: 22158
Año de Construcción: 1945
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 5 / Ocupantes: 5
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 9 / Ocupantes: 9
Total:Fatalidades: 14 / Ocupantes: 14
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:32 km (20 milles) NW of Taitung (   Taiwan)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:Okinawa (unknown airport), Japón
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Hong Kong-Kai Tak International Airport (HKG/VHHH), Hong Kong
Descripción:
The C-54 transport plane impacted the side of a mountain at 9000 feet

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


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