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Last updated: 20 January 2022
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Fecha:viernes 7 julio 1944
Hora:22:35
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-90-DL (DC-3)
Operador:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registración: 43-15767
Numéro de série: 20233
Año de Construcción: 1944
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 3 / Ocupantes: 3
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 3 / Ocupantes: 3
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:1,6 km (1 milles) de la costa de Constatia, NY (   Estados Unidos de América)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:Syracuse AAF, NY (SYR/KSYR), Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:?
Descripción:
The airplane took off from Syracuse AAF at 20:39 on a routine training flight. Without clearance or permission the pilot flew to Niagara Falls. It circled the area and headed for Lake Oneida. The C-47 descended over the lake and contacted the surface. The airplane broke up and came to rest in 10 feet of water.

Fuentes:
» 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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