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Last updated: 19 January 2022
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Datum:Mittwoch 29 Juni 1955
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-85-DL (DC-3)
Fluggesellschaft:United States Air Force - USAF
Kennzeichen: 43-15594
Werknummer: 20060
Baujahr: 1944
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 4 / Insassen: 4
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 6 / Insassen: 6
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 10 / Insassen: 10
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Sitkinak Island, AK (   USA)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Kodiak Airport, AK (ADQ/PADQ), USA
Flug nach:Anchorage-Elmendorf AFB, AK (EDF/PAED), USA
Unfallbericht:
Crashed into a mountainside, killing all ten on board.

Informationsquelle:
» Daily Sitka Sentinel, June 30, 1955
» The Douglas DC-1/DC-2/DC-3 - the first seventy years / J.M. Gradidge


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Distance from Kodiak Airport, AK to Anchorage-Elmendorf AFB, AK as the crow flies is 415 km (259 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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