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Last updated: 26 January 2022
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Datum:Montag 24 September 1956
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas VC-47A (DC-3)
Fluggesellschaft:United States Air Force - USAF
Kennzeichen: 43-48146
Werknummer: 25407/13962
Baujahr: 1944
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 2 / Insassen: 2
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 10 / Insassen: 10
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 12 / Insassen: 12
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Mount Yale, CO (   USA)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Colorado Springs-Ent Air Force Base, CO, USA
Flug nach:Novato-Hamilton AFB, CA, USA
Unfallbericht:
Impacted the rocky north face of 14,172-foot Mt. Yale.

Informationsquelle:
» US Crashes 1950-2002 / Jan van Waarde
» coloradowreckchasing.com
» gendisasters.com


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Distance from Colorado Springs-Ent Air Force Base, CO to Novato-Hamilton AFB, CA as the crow flies is 1532 km (958 miles).
Accident location: Exact; deduced from official accident report.

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Douglas DC-3

  • ca 13.000 built
  • 3325th loss
  • 1241st Fataler Unfall
  • 294th worst accident (Zu diesem Zeitpunkt)
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