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Last updated: 15 September 2019
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Date:mercredi 10 janvier 1962
Heure:ca 23:00
Type/Sous-type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47 (DC-3)
Compagnie:Air National Guard
Immatriculation: registration unknown
Numéro de série:
Année de Fabrication:
Equipage:victimes: 5 / à bord: 5
Passagers:victimes: 0 / à bord: 0
Total:victimes: 5 / à bord: 5
Dégats de l'appareil: Perte Totale
Conséquences: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Lieu de l'accident:South Park Township, PA (   Etats-Unis d'Amérique)
Phase de vol: En vol (ENR)
Nature:Militaire
Aéroport de départ:Pittsburgh-Greater Pittsburgh Airport, PA (PIT/KPIT), Etats-Unis d'Amérique
Aéroport de destination:Pittsburgh-Greater Pittsburgh Airport, PA (PIT/KPIT), Etats-Unis d'Amérique
Détails:
The C-47 took off from Pittsburgh-Greater Pittsburgh Airport, PA (PIT) on a night time proficiency training flight. Reportedly one of the engines failed during the flight. The airplane clipped trees, crashed and burst into flames.

A USAF C-47 with serial 44-76663 (msn 32995) is known to have crashed on January 10, 1962. However, airframe history suggests that this plane was based with 6314 Wing at Osan, Korea at the time.

Sources:
» Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - Jan 11, 1962


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