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Estado:
Fecha:viernes 3 diciembre 1948
Hora:c. 07:00
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47D (DC-3)
Operador:United States Air Force - USAF
Registración: 43-48467
Numéro de série: 25728/14283
Año de Construcción: 1944
Tripulación:Fatalidades: / Ocupantes:
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: / Ocupantes:
Total:Fatalidades: 4 / Ocupantes: 4
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:40 km (25 milles) E of Muroc, CA (   Estados Unidos de América)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:Albuquerque-Kirtland AFB, NM (ABQ/KABQ), Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Edwards AFB, CA (EDW/KEDW), Estados Unidos de América
Descripción:
Crashed in desert after routine mission. Last radio contact 07:00 while approaching in hard rainstorm.

Fuentes:
» Santa Cruz Sentinel 5 December 1948
» accident-report.com


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Distance from Albuquerque-Kirtland AFB, NM to Edwards AFB, CA as the crow flies is 1020 km (638 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of kilometers.

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