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Date:Friday 14 February 1947
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-45-DL (DC-3)
Operator:Atlantic & Pacific Airlines
Registration: NC59398
MSN: 9965
First flight: 1943
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:League City, TX (   United States of America)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Both engines failed and were restarted again. When they failed again, a forced landing was carried out on an abandoned army airfield.

Classification:
All engine powerloss
Forced landing on runway

Sources:
» Air Britain Casualty compendium (pt. 45)


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