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Last updated: 27 January 2022
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Datum:woensdag 1 december 1943
Tijd:23:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-53 Skytrooper (DC-3)
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registratie: 42-15547
Constructienummer: 7342
Bouwjaar: 1942
Motoren: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 5 / inzittenden: 5
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 5 / inzittenden: 5
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:32 km (20 mijl) S of Hyannis, NE (   Verenigde Staten)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Militair
Vliegveld van vertrek:Alliance AAF, NE (AIA/KAIA), Verenigde Staten
Vliegveld van aankomst:Alliance AAF, NE (AIA/KAIA), Verenigde Staten
Beschrijving:
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.

Bronnen:
» 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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