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Last updated: 23 January 2022
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Datum:Montag 7 Juni 1943
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-20-DL (DC-3)
Fluggesellschaft:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Kennzeichen: 42-23512
Werknummer: 9374
Baujahr: 1943
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Besatzung:Todesopfer: / Insassen:
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: / Insassen:
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 12 / Insassen: 20
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:6,4 km (4 Meilen) NE of Laurinburg-Maxton AAB, NC (MXE) (   USA)
Flugphase: Unbekannt (UNK)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Laurinburg-Maxton AAB, NC (MXE/KMEB), USA
Flug nach:?
Unfallbericht:
The C-47, based at Pope Field, crashed when attempting to return to Laurinburg-Maxton Army Air Base after it ran into bad weather.

Informationsquelle:
» Aviation Archaeological Investigation and Research (AAIR)
» USAAS-USAAC-USAAF-USAF Aircraft Serial Numbers--1908 to Present / Joe Baugher
» Evening Star 8 June 1943, p13


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Douglas DC-3

  • ca 13.000 built
  • 203rd loss
  • 66th Fataler Unfall
  • 16th worst accident (Zu diesem Zeitpunkt)
  • 440th worst accident (Momentan)
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