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Last updated: 28 January 2022
Estado:
Fecha:miércoles 25 noviembre 1953
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas VC-47D (DC-3)
Operador:United States Air Force - USAF
Registración: 43-49093
Numéro de série: 26354/14909
Año de Construcción: 1944
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 3
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 10
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 13
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Camp A.P. Hill, VA (   Estados Unidos de América)
Fase: Aterrizaje (LDG)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:Washington-Bolling AFB, DC (BOF/KBOF), Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Montgomery (unknown airport), AL, Estados Unidos de América
Descripción:
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.

Fuentes:
» 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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