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Datum:Donnerstag 26 Oktober 1950
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47B-10-DK (DC-3)
Fluggesellschaft:United States Air Force - USAF
Kennzeichen: 43-49030
Werknummer: 26291/14846
Baujahr: 1944
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90C
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen: 3
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 1 / Insassen: 1
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 4 / Insassen: 4
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:16 km (10 Meilen) NNW of Truckee, CA (   USA)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Ogden-Hill AFB, UT (HIF/KHIF), USA
Flug nach:Sacramento-McClellan AFB, CA (MCC/KMCC), USA
Unfallbericht:
Crashed. The wreckage and three bodies were found in May 1951 at Independence Lake, during a search for two drowned fishermen.

Informationsquelle:
» Aviation Archaeological Investigation and Research (AAIR)
» Lodi News-Sentinel - Oct 28, 1950


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Distance from Ogden-Hill AFB, UT to Sacramento-McClellan AFB, CA as the crow flies is 843 km (527 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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