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Last updated: 23 October 2019
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Date:Thursday 26 June 1975
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47D
Operator:Luftwaffe
Registration: 14+07
C/n / msn: 33194/16446
First flight: 1945
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90
Crew:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Kaufering (   Germany)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Landsberg/Lech Air Base (ETSA), Germany
Destination airport:Lechfeld Air Base (ETSL), Germany
Narrative:
Crashed against a steep bank of the River Lech shortly after takeoff due to mechanical failure after repairs.

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Distance from Landsberg/Lech Air Base to Lechfeld Air Base as the crow flies is 13 km (8 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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