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Last updated: 29 January 2022
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Datum:Samstag 15 Mai 1943
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47-DL (DC-3)
Fluggesellschaft:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Kennzeichen: 41-18562
Werknummer: 4687
Baujahr: 1942
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Besatzung:Todesopfer: / Insassen:
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: / Insassen:
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 18 / Insassen: 18
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:30 km (18.8 Meilen) NNW of Morganton, NC (   USA)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Laurinburg-Maxton AAB, NC (MXE/KMEB), USA
Flug nach:?
Unfallbericht:
Impacted Gingercake Mountain in fog.

Informationsquelle:
» Aviation Archaeological Investigation and Research (AAIR)
» AP, 17-5-1943


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Douglas DC-3

  • ca 13.000 built
  • 184th loss
  • 63rd Fataler Unfall
  • 8th worst accident (Zu diesem Zeitpunkt)
  • 287th worst accident (Momentan)
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