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Last updated: 23 January 2022
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Datum:Dienstag 2 November 1948
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47B-25-DK (DC-3)
Fluggesellschaft:United States Air Force - USAF
Kennzeichen: 44-76491
Werknummer: 32823/16075
Baujahr: 1945
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen: 3
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 2 / Insassen: 2
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 5 / Insassen: 5
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:nahe Wiesbaden (   Deutschland)
Flugphase: Annäherung (APR)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:London-Northolt Airport (NHT/EGWU), Großbritannien
Flug nach:Wiesbaden AFB (WIE/ETOU), Deutschland
Unfallbericht:
Crashed and burnt while trying to land in dense fog at night.

Informationsquelle:
» http://www.santafe.gov.ar/hemerotecadigital/diario/21959/?page=2
» http://www.santafe.gov.ar/hemerotecadigital/diario/21963/
» AAIR


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Distance from London-Northolt Airport to Wiesbaden AFB as the crow flies is 632 km (395 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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