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Last updated: 6 December 2019
Datum:Mittwoch 12 Februar 1969
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47B-30-DK (DC-3)
Kennzeichen: 14+05
Werknummer: 33064/16316
Baujahr: 1945
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90C
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 4 / Insassen: 4
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 4 / Insassen: 4
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:nahe Husum Schwesing Air Base (QHU) (   Deutschland)
Flugphase: Annäherung (APR)
Flug von:Westerland Airport (GWT/EDXW), Deutschland
Flug nach:Husum Schwesing Air Base (QHU/EDXK), Deutschland
Crashed. The aircraft operated on a radar calibration flight.

» Chicago Tribune, Feb. 13, 1969


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Distance from Westerland Airport to Husum Schwesing Air Base as the crow flies is 68 km (42 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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