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Last updated: 17 January 2022
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Datum:vrijdag 27 april 1945
Tijd:11:40
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-20-DK (DC-3)
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registratie: 42-93172
Constructienummer: 13054
Bouwjaar: 1944
Motoren: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 2 / inzittenden: 4
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 2 / inzittenden: 4
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:0,8 km (0.5 mijl) SW of Emison Auxiliary Airfield, IN (   Verenigde Staten)
Fase: Onbekend (UNK)
Soort vlucht:Militair
Vliegveld van vertrek:Lawrenceville-George AAF, IL (LWV/KLWV), Verenigde Staten
Vliegveld van aankomst:Lawrenceville-George AAF, IL (LWV/KLWV), Verenigde Staten
Beschrijving:
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.

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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