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Fecha:sábado 15 agosto 1942
Hora:21:30
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-53 Skytrooper (DC-3)
Operador:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registración: 42-6463
Numéro de série: 4915
Año de Construcción: 1942
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 4 / Ocupantes: 4
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 13 / Ocupantes: 16
Total:Fatalidades: 17 / Ocupantes: 20
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:1,6 km (1 milles) E of Garnet Peak, MA  (   Estados Unidos de América)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:Hempstead Plains-Mitchell Field, NY, Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:?
Descripción:
The C-53 transport plane struck trees on a mountainside, crashed and burst into flames.

Fuentes:
» Aviation Archaeological Investigation and Research (AAIR)
» Schenectady Gazette - Aug 17, 1942


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Douglas DC-3

  • ca 13.000 built
  • 58th loss
  • 26th accidente fatal
  • 7th worst accident (a la hora)
  • 303rd worst accident (actualmente)
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