ASN logo
Last updated: 22 October 2019
Status:
Date:Tuesday 8 July 1958
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-85-DL (DC-3)
Operator:United States Air Force - USAF
Registration: 43-15467
C/n / msn: 19933
First flight: 1944
Crew:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Tachikawa Air Base (   Japan)
Phase: Initial climb (ICL)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Tachikawa Air Base (RJTC), Japan
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Crashed and burned in a field two minutes after take-off. Mechanic survived critical injured.

Sources:
» The Douglas DC-1/DC-2/DC-3 - the first seventy years / J.M. Gradidge
» Youngstown Vindicator 8 July 1958, p4


Photos

Add your photo of this accident or aircraft
This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
languages: languages

Share