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Last updated: 19 January 2022
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Datum:woensdag 13 december 1944
Tijd:ca 01:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-90-DL (DC-3)
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registratie: 43-16047
Constructienummer: 20513
Bouwjaar: 1944
Motoren: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 4 / inzittenden: 4
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 4 / inzittenden: 4
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:3 km (1.9 mijl) NE of Zelma, MO (   Verenigde Staten)
Fase: Onbekend (UNK)
Soort vlucht:Militair
Vliegveld van vertrek:Malden AAF, MO (MAW/KMAW), Verenigde Staten
Vliegveld van aankomst:Malden AAF, MO (MAW/KMAW), Verenigde Staten
Beschrijving:
A Douglas C-47 transport plane was destroyed when it crashed after striking trees on a ridge. All four on board were killed. The airplane operated on a night training flight. The crew had just accomplished a three hour glider tow training mission.

Bronnen:
» Fatal Army Air Forces Aviation Accidents in the United States, 1941-1945, Vol. 3: August 1944-December 1945 / Anthony J. Mireles


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