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Last updated: 19 January 2022
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Datum:Mittwoch 25 November 1953
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas VC-47D (DC-3)
Fluggesellschaft:United States Air Force - USAF
Kennzeichen: 43-49093
Werknummer: 26354/14909
Baujahr: 1944
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 3
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 10
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 13
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Camp A.P. Hill, VA (   USA)
Flugphase: Landung (LDG)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Washington-Bolling AFB, DC (BOF/KBOF), USA
Flug nach:Montgomery (unknown airport), AL, USA
Unfallbericht:
The flight crew attempted an emergency landing on an unpaved runway at Camp A.P. Hill in Caroline County, Virginia, USA after engine trouble. The aircraft ran into a clump of trees at the end of the too short runway. Both wings were sheared off and the nose was crushed. The three crew were injured.

Informationsquelle:
» The Douglas DC-1/DC-2/DC-3 - the first seventy years / J.M. Gradidge
» Accident-Report.com
» The Free Lance-Star 25 November 1953, p1


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