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Last updated: 4 December 2021
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Date:Monday 31 May 1954
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-30-DK (DC-3)
Operator:United States Air Force - USAF
Registration: 43-48097
MSN: 25358/13913
First flight: 1944
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 14
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Duluth-Williamson-Johnson Municipal Airport, MN (DLH) (   United States of America)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Indianapolis Airport, IN, United States of America
Destination airport:Duluth International Airport, MN (DLH/KDLH), United States of America
Narrative:
Crashed in a gravel pit in heavy fog.

Sources:
» Diário de Lisboa 1 June 1954, p6
» Chicago Tribune, 1 June 1954, p.1
» Accident-Report.com
» The Douglas DC-1/DC-2/DC-3 - the first seventy years / J.M. Gradidge


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