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Last updated: 12 November 2019
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Datum:Mittwoch 6 Januar 1960
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3S model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas R4D-8 (Super DC-3)
Fluggesellschaft:United States Navy
Kennzeichen: 17154
Werknummer: 43373
Baujahr: 1944
Triebwerk: 2 Wright R-1820-80
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Byrd Station (   Antarctica)
Flugphase: Annäherung (APR)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:?
Flug nach:Byrd Station,
Unfallbericht:
Crashed while attempting a landing at Byrd Station in 'whiteout'-conditions.

Informationsquelle:
» A history of the famous vx-6 squadron's aviators. The men who flew the frozen continent and the polar ice cap 1955-1999 / By Noel Gillespie


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