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Last updated: 17 January 2022
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Datum:Mittwoch 1 Dezember 1943
Zeit:23:30
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-53 Skytrooper (DC-3)
Fluggesellschaft:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Kennzeichen: 42-15547
Werknummer: 7342
Baujahr: 1942
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 5 / Insassen: 5
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 5 / Insassen: 5
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:32 km (20 Meilen) S of Hyannis, NE (   USA)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Alliance AAF, NE (AIA/KAIA), USA
Flug nach:Alliance AAF, NE (AIA/KAIA), USA
Unfallbericht:
The C-53 departed Alliance AAB on a night time instrument training flight.
The airplane struck the ground at an angle of 60 degrees, right wing down. It broke up but did not catch fire.

Informationsquelle:
» Fatal Army Air Forces Aviation Accidents in the United States, 1941-1945, Vol. 2: July 1943-July 1944 / Anthony J. Mireles
» Aviation Archaeological Investigation and Research (AAIR)


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