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Last updated: 25 September 2021
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Date:Friday 11 October 1957
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-20-DK (DC-3)
Operator:United States Air Force - USAF
Registration: 42-92939
MSN: 12795
First flight: 1944
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 9
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Butler, MO (   United States of America)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Topeka-Forbes AFB, KS (FOE/KFOE), United States of America
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Crash-landed in a field after all nine crew members bailed out in darkness due to double engine failure.

Sources:
» The Douglas DC-1/DC-2/DC-3 - the first seventy years / J.M. Gradidge
» Saskatoon Star-Phoenix 12 October 1957, p2


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