ASN Aircraft accident Douglas SC-47A 43-15689 Libya
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Date:Sunday 7 June 1959
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas SC-47A
Operator:United States Air Force - USAF
Registration: 43-15689
MSN: 20155
First flight: 1944
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 7
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:100 km (62.5 mls) off Libya (   Mediterranean Sea)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Ditched at sea. Pilot Capt Guy M. Allphin (34) went down with the sinking plane. Seven other crewmen were found floating on a rubber raft and were saved by a rescue plane.

Sources:
» US Crashes 1950-2002 / Jan van Waarde


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