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Datum:Montag 1 Dezember 1952
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47D (DC-3)
Fluggesellschaft:United States Air Force - USAF
Kennzeichen: 45-1124
Werknummer: 34394/17127
Baujahr: 1945
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen: 3
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 10 / Insassen: 10
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 13 / Insassen: 13
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:18 km (11.3 Meilen) NNW of Banning, CA (   USA)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Bellevue-Offutt AFB, NE (OFF/KOFF), USA
Flug nach:Riverside-March AFB, CA (RIV/KRIV), USA
Unfallbericht:
The Douglas C-47D impacted Mt. San Gorgonio in a snowstorm while on a flight from Offutt AFB, Nebraska to March AFB, California killing the 13 men on board.
On December 5, 1952, a Marine Corps Sikorsky HO3S helicopter crashed while trying to reach the crash site.

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Distance from Bellevue-Offutt AFB, NE to Riverside-March AFB, CA as the crow flies is 2027 km (1267 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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Douglas DC-3

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  • 3095th loss
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