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Last updated: 6 December 2021
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Date:Saturday 22 December 1951
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-30-DK (DC-3)
Operator:United States Air Force - USAF
Registration: 43-48144
MSN: 25405/13960
First flight: 1944
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:1,6 km (1 mls) S of Nassau (   Bahamas)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Cocoa Beach-Patrick AFB, FL (COF/KCOF), United States of America
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Crashed at night.

Sources:
» Evening Star 24 December 1951, pA12
» Accident-Report.com
» The Douglas DC-1/DC-2/DC-3 - the first seventy years / J.M. Gradidge


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