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Last updated: 22 October 2021
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Fecha:viernes 19 agosto 1955
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas SC-47A
Operador:United States Air Force - USAF
Registración: 42-108944
Numéro de série: 13288
Año de Construcción: 1944
Tripulación:Fatalidades: / Ocupantes:
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: / Ocupantes:
Total:Fatalidades: 7 / Ocupantes: 7
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:19 km (11.9 milles) NE of Hawthorne, NV (   Estados Unidos de América)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:Reno-Stead AFB, NV (KRTS), Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:?
Descripción:
The Douglas SC-47A took off in a seven-ship formation for a classified training mission. The aircraft impacted a mountain in the Gillis Mountain Range, a few feet below the summit at about 6000 feet.

Fuentes:
» Lodi News-Sentinel - Aug 20, 1955
» The Victoria Advocate - Aug 21, 1955
» The Douglas DC-1/DC-2/DC-3 - the first seventy years / J.M. Gradidge


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