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Last updated: 8 December 2021
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Datum:vrijdag 13 september 1957
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas R4D-6L (DC-3)
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:United States Navy
Registratie: 17274
Constructienummer: 25777/14332
Bouwjaar: 1944
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden:
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden:
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden:
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:McMurdo Station-Williams Field (   Antarctica)
Fase: Start (TOF)
Soort vlucht:Militair
Vliegveld van vertrek:McMurdo Station-Williams Field (NZWD), Antarctica
Vliegveld van aankomst:?
Beschrijving:
Crashed on takeoff at McMurdo, Antarctica because of frozen water in the fuel lines.

Bronnen:
» Puckered Pete's Antarctic Newseum
» US Navy and US Marine Corps Aircraft Serial Numbers and Bureau Numbers--1911 to Present / Joe Baugher
» The Douglas DC-1/DC-2/DC-3 - the first seventy years / J.M. Gradidge


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