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Last updated: 1 December 2021
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Date:Thursday 13 September 1956
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47D (DC-3)
Operator:United States Air Force - USAF
Registration: 44-77285
MSN: 33617/16869
First flight: 1945
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 6
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 9
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:ca 1 km from Fürstenfeldbruck Air Base (   Germany)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Fürstenfeldbruck Air Base (ETGV), Germany
Narrative:
The C-47 aircraft landed short of the runway at Fürstenfeldbruck Air Base. The three crew members were injured.

Sources:
» US Crashes 1950-2002 / Jan van Waarde
» Passauer Neue Presse 15 September 1956, p3


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