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Last updated: 19 June 2019
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Date:Saturday 20 December 1975
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-117D (DC-3)
Operator:United States Navy
Registration: 39096
C/n / msn: 43338
First flight: 1945
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Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Reykjavík-Naval Air Station Keflavík (KEF) (   Iceland)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Reykjavík-Naval Air Station Keflavík (KEF/BIKF), Iceland
Narrative:
Destroyed in ground accident at NAS Keflavik, Iceland when it lost its brakes after landing and collided with a hangar.

Sources:
» US Navy and US Marine Corps Aircraft Serial Numbers and Bureau Numbers--1911 to Present / Joe Baugher


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