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Last updated: 23 January 2022
Datum:Samstag 24 September 1955
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas SC-47D
Fluggesellschaft:United States Air Force - USAF
Kennzeichen: 43-16145
Werknummer: 20611
Baujahr: 1944
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 7 / Insassen: 7
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 7 / Insassen: 7
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:nahe Burns, WY (   USA)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Flug von:Mount Clemens-Selfridge AFB, MI (MTC/KMTC), USA
Flug nach:Reno-Stead AFB, NV (KRTS), USA
Crashed during a snowstorm.

» US Crashes 1950-2002 / Jan van Waarde
» Lodi News-Sentinel - Sep 26, 1955


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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Mount Clemens-Selfridge AFB, MI to Reno-Stead AFB, NV as the crow flies is 3073 km (1921 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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