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Date:Tuesday 7 September 1948
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-65-DL (DC-3)
Operator:United States Air Force - USAF
Registration: 42-100490
MSN: 18953
First flight: 1943
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 8
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Wetaskiwin, AB (   Canada)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Departure airport:Edmonton (unknown airport), AB, Canada
Destination airport:Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport/Wold-Chamberlain Field, MN (MSP/KMSP), United States of America
Five occupants ordered by pilot to bail out due to engine failure. Three killed when parachute did not open and two injured in this bail-out. Crashed and burnt in a field with the remaining three crew about 40 miles southeast of Edmonton, Alberta, injuring the pilot.

» Aviation Archaeological Investigation and Research (AAIR)
» The Calgary Herald 8 September 1948, p1


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