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Last updated: 29 November 2021
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Date:Saturday 12 July 1947
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-25-DK (DC-3)
Operator:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registration: 42-93802
MSN: 13754
First flight: 1944
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 14
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Oberröblingen (   Germany)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Crash-landed after the right-hand engine caught fire. Three crew and one passenger of the 14 occupants bailed out. None of the remaining ten was injured.
The airplane was based at Berlin-Tempelhof.

Sources:
» Aviation Archaeological Investigation and Research (AAIR)
» The Straits Times 15 July 1947, p2


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