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Last updated: 28 November 2021
Date:Monday 7 April 1952
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-50-DL (DC-3)
Operator:United States Air Force - USAF
Registration: 42-24181
MSN: 10043
First flight: 1943
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Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:5 km (3.1 mls) SE of Beirut Airport (BEY) (   Lebanon)
Phase: Initial climb (ICL)
Departure airport:Beirut Airport (BEY/OLBA), Lebanon
Destination airport:?
Crashed at Choueifat after takeoff. At least one killed.

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