Flugunfall 05 FEB 1954 einer Douglas C-47D (DC-3) 45-895 - Curry, AK
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Datum:Freitag 5 Februar 1954
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: 45-895
Werknummer: 34155/16898
Baujahr: 1945
Besatzung:Todesopfer: / Insassen: 3
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: / Insassen: 13
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 10 / Insassen: 16
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:32 km (20 Meilen) N of Curry, AK (   USA)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Fairbanks-Fort Wainwright Airport, AK (FBK/PAFB), USA
Flug nach:Anchorage-Elmendorf AFB, AK (EDF/PAED), USA
Unfallbericht:
The C-47D transport plane crashed on a snow covered hillside in Alaska. Six men were rescued by bush pilots.

Informationsquelle:
» The Douglas DC-1/DC-2/DC-3 - the first seventy years / J.M. Gradidge
» Toledo Blade - Feb 6, 1954
» The Tuscaloosa News - Feb 9, 1954
» Chicago Tribune Feb. 7, 1954


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Distance from Fairbanks-Fort Wainwright Airport, AK to Anchorage-Elmendorf AFB, AK as the crow flies is 411 km (257 miles).

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