Descripción del Accidente ASN 05 FEB 1954 Douglas C-47D (DC-3) 45-895 - Curry, AK
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Fecha:viernes 5 febrero 1954
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47D (DC-3)
Operador:United States Air Force - USAF
Registración: 45-895
Numéro de série: 34155/16898
Año de Construcción: 1945
Tripulación:Fatalidades: / Ocupantes: 3
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: / Ocupantes: 13
Total:Fatalidades: 10 / Ocupantes: 16
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:32 km (20 milles) N of Curry, AK (   Estados Unidos de América)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:Fairbanks-Fort Wainwright Airport, AK (FBK/PAFB), Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Anchorage-Elmendorf AFB, AK (EDF/PAED), Estados Unidos de América
Descripción:
The C-47D transport plane crashed on a snow covered hillside in Alaska. Six men were rescued by bush pilots.

Fuentes:
» 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).

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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