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Last updated: 17 October 2021
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Datum:vrijdag 19 augustus 1955
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas SC-47A
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:United States Air Force - USAF
Registratie: 42-108944
Constructienummer: 13288
Bouwjaar: 1944
Bemanning:slachtoffers: / inzittenden:
Passagiers:slachtoffers: / inzittenden:
Totaal:slachtoffers: 7 / inzittenden: 7
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:19 km (11.9 mijl) NE of Hawthorne, NV (   Verenigde Staten)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Militair
Vliegveld van vertrek:Reno-Stead AFB, NV (KRTS), Verenigde Staten
Vliegveld van aankomst:?
Beschrijving:
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.

Bronnen:
» 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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