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Last updated: 6 December 2021
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Date:Wednesday 7 July 1948
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-80-DL (DC-3)
Operator:United States Air Force - USAF
Registration: 43-15282
MSN: 19748
First flight: 1944
Crew:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Greenville AFB, NC (   United States of America)
Phase: Maneuvering (MNV)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Dived to the earth and burst into flames after having just released two gliders from a tow cable.

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Sources:
» San Bernardino Sun 8 July 1948
» AAIR


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