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Last updated: 22 May 2018
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Date:Sunday 2 August 1959
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-3-277C
Operator:Capital Airlines
Registration: N28324
C/n / msn: 2254
First flight: 1940
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Pittsburgh International Airport, PA (PIT) (   United States of America)
Phase: Standing (STD)
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Departure airport:-
Destination airport:-
Narrative:
A Northwest Stratocruiser carrying 40 passengers struck a parked Capital Airlines plane as it was taxiing after its arrival from Detroit and Cleveland.

Classification:
Ground collision

Sources:
» Pittsburgh Post-Gazette 3 August 1959, p1 (Second Section)


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