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Last updated: 28 January 2022
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Datum:Sonntag 13 Februar 1944
Zeit:20:55
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: 41-18396
Werknummer: 4443
Baujahr: 1942
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 4 / Insassen: 4
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 4 / Insassen: 4
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:4 km (2.5 Meilen) SW of Grenada AAF, MS (   USA)
Flugphase: Annäherung (APR)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:?
Flug nach:Grenada AAF, MS, USA
Unfallbericht:
The C-47 flew into terrain during an extremely low final approach to runway 05 at Grenada AAF. It struck trees, crashed and caught fire.

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


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