Flugunfall 07 FEB 1948 einer Douglas C-47D (DC-3) 43-48910 - Saluda, NC
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Datum:Samstag 7 Februar 1948
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47D (DC-3)
Fluggesellschaft:United States Air Force - USAF
Kennzeichen: 43-48910
Werknummer: 26171/14726
Baujahr: 1944
Besatzung:Todesopfer: / Insassen:
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: / Insassen:
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 4 / Insassen: 10
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:3,2 km (2 Meilen) SW of Saluda, NC (   USA)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Flug von:Washington-Bolling AFB, DC (BOF/KBOF), USA
Flug nach:Greenville-Donaldson AFB, SC (GDC/KGYH), USA
The C-47D transport plane impacted a wooded slope of Mount Page, broke up and burst into flames.

» Reading Eagle - Feb 9, 1948
» St. Petersburg Times - Feb 8, 1948


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Distance from Washington-Bolling AFB, DC to Greenville-Donaldson AFB, SC as the crow flies is 654 km (409 miles).

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