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Last updated: 27 November 2021
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Date:Sunday 21 December 1952
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47D (DC-3)
Operator:United States Air Force - USAF
Registration: 43-49084
MSN: 26345/14900
First flight: 1944
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Tokyo Bay (   Japan)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Tokyo-Haneda Airport (HND/RJTT), Japan
Narrative:
Flew into the water just off shore during a missed GCA-approach.

Sources:
» US Crashes 1950-2002 / Jan van Waarde
» Korean War Aircraft Loss Database (KORWALD)
» Los Angeles Times
» El Litoral 21 December 1952, p1


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