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Last updated: 20 November 2019
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Datum:woensdag 6 januari 1960
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3S model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas R4D-8 (Super DC-3)
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:United States Navy
Registratie: 17154
Constructienummer: 43373
Bouwjaar: 1944
Motoren: 2 Wright R-1820-80
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden:
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden:
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden:
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Byrd Station (   Antarctica)
Fase: Nadering (APR)
Soort vlucht:Militair
Vliegveld van vertrek:?
Vliegveld van aankomst:Byrd Station, Antarctica
Beschrijving:
Crashed while attempting a landing at Byrd Station in 'whiteout'-conditions.

Bronnen:
» 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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