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Last updated: 28 January 2022
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Fecha:viernes 27 abril 1945
Hora:11:40
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-20-DK (DC-3)
Operador:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registración: 42-93172
Numéro de série: 13054
Año de Construcción: 1944
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 2 / Ocupantes: 4
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 2 / Ocupantes: 4
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:0,8 km (0.5 milles) SW of Emison Auxiliary Airfield, IN (   Estados Unidos de América)
Fase: Desconocido (UNK)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:Lawrenceville-George AAF, IL (LWV/KLWV), Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Lawrenceville-George AAF, IL (LWV/KLWV), Estados Unidos de América
Descripción:
A Douglas C-47 was destroyed when it mushed into the ground while manoeuvring at Emison Auxiliary Airfield. Two crew members were killed. The airplane operated on a routine instrument training flight out of George Field. The pilot had decided to drop a para-pack at Emison. He was manoeuvring in a slipping left turn to obtain a view of the deployed para-pack.

Fuentes:
» 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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