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Datum:vrijdag 1 december 1950
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas R4D-6 (DC-3)
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:United States Marine Corps
Registratie: 50767
Constructienummer: 26303/14858
Bouwjaar: 1944
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 3
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 3
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Hagaru-ri Airstrip (   Noord-Korea)
Fase: Landing (LDG)
Soort vlucht:Militair
Vliegveld van vertrek:Yonpo Airfield, Noord-Korea
Vliegveld van aankomst:Hagaru-ri Airstrip, Noord-Korea
Beschrijving:
A USMC R4D-6 transport plane was flying a heavy load of artillery ammo to Marines at Hagaru-ri.
The aircraft landed hard on the rough, undulated surface of the emergency airstrip, causing the load to shifted. One of the propellers dug into an up slope. This caused the plane to skew off to one side, collapsing the landing gear. All aboard survived.
The aircraft was set on fire on December 6 to destroy it and prevent it from falling into enemy hands.

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