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Last updated: 25 January 2022
Datum:Donnerstag 23 März 1950
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47D
Fluggesellschaft:United States Air Force - USAF
Kennzeichen: 43-48940
Werknummer: 26201/14756
Baujahr: 1944
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 2 / Insassen: 5
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 2 / Insassen: 5
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Rome-Griffiss AFB, NY (RME) (   USA)
Flugphase: Start (TOF)
Flug von:Rome-Griffiss AFB, NY (RME/KRME), USA
Flug nach:?
Crashed while taking off during a snow storm. One occupant was killed, one slightly injured and three unhurt.
A second airman died of his burns March 25.

» Evening Star 25 March 1950, p1
» Aviation Archaeological Investigation and Research (AAIR)
» Noticias de Hoy - March 24, 1950


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