ASN Aircraft accident Douglas C-54B-1-DC (DC-4) 42-72421 Anchorage-Elmendorf AFB, AK (EDF)
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Date:Monday 29 October 1945
Time:02:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-54B-1-DC (DC-4)
Operator:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registration: 42-72421
MSN: 10526
First flight: 1945
Crew:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 6
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Total:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 7
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:13 km (8.1 mls) SE of Anchorage-Elmendorf AFB, AK (EDF) (   United States of America)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Edmonton (unknown airport), AB, Canada
Destination airport:Anchorage-Elmendorf AFB, AK (EDF/PAED), United States of America
Narrative:
Crashed in a timber forest at the foot of the Chugach mountain range.

Sources:
» Aviation Archaeological Investigation and Research (AAIR)


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