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Last updated: 26 January 2022
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Datum:maandag 7 juni 1943
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-20-DL (DC-3)
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registratie: 42-23512
Constructienummer: 9374
Bouwjaar: 1943
Motoren: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Bemanning:slachtoffers: / inzittenden:
Passagiers:slachtoffers: / inzittenden:
Totaal:slachtoffers: 12 / inzittenden: 20
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:6,4 km (4 mijl) NE of Laurinburg-Maxton AAB, NC (MXE) (   Verenigde Staten)
Fase: Onbekend (UNK)
Soort vlucht:Militair
Vliegveld van vertrek:Laurinburg-Maxton AAB, NC (MXE/KMEB), Verenigde Staten
Vliegveld van aankomst:?
Beschrijving:
The C-47, based at Pope Field, crashed when attempting to return to Laurinburg-Maxton Army Air Base after it ran into bad weather.

Bronnen:
» 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
  • 203e ongeval
  • 66e dodelijk ongeval
  • 16e zwaarste ongeval (toen het plaatsvond)
  • 440e zwaarste ongeval (op dit moment)
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