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Last updated: 5 December 2021
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Date:Monday 1 December 1947
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47D (DC-3)
Operator:United States Air Force - USAF
Registration: 43-48945
MSN: 26206/14761
First flight: 1944
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Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:3,5 km (2.2 mls) W of Herford, TX (   United States of America)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The aircraft was damaged beyond repair as a result of a forced landing due to fuel shortage.

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