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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 25581
Last updated: 9 September 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic B26 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas A-26C Invader
Owner/operator:127th BU USAAF
Registration: 44-35553
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:7 miles west of Burlington, South Carolina -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Florence AAF, SC (FLO/KFLO)
Destination airport:
Crashed after a mid-air collision in bad weather with Eastern Airlines DC-3 NC25647.
Both occupants of the A-26C lost their lives.
One person aboard the airliner, a passenger, was killed when the propeller blades of the partially severed left engine of the DC-3 penetrated the fuselage.
The DC-3 was belly landed without further loss of life.


Aviation Archeology-Stateside USAAF accidents, 1945.
Joe Baugher USAAF Serials.

Revision history:

27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
25-Aug-2011 14:45 Uli Elch Updated [Operator]
19-Jan-2015 06:20 angels one five Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
19-Jan-2015 08:41 angels one five Updated [Operator, Departure airport]
20-Jan-2015 00:28 angels one five Updated [Narrative]
18-Dec-2016 16:19 angels one five Updated [Source]
12-Mar-2020 18:09 DB Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Operator]

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