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Last updated: 20 January 2022
Fecha:lunes 24 septiembre 1956
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas VC-47A (DC-3)
Operador:United States Air Force - USAF
Registración: 43-48146
Numéro de série: 25407/13962
Año de Construcción: 1944
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 2 / Ocupantes: 2
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 10 / Ocupantes: 10
Total:Fatalidades: 12 / Ocupantes: 12
Daños en la Aeronave: Destruido
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Mount Yale, CO (   Estados Unidos de América)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Aeropuerto de Salida:Colorado Springs-Ent Air Force Base, CO, Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Novato-Hamilton AFB, CA, Estados Unidos de América
Impacted the rocky north face of 14,172-foot Mt. Yale.

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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 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.

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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Douglas DC-3

  • ca 13.000 built
  • 3325th loss
  • 1241st accidente fatal
  • 294th worst accident (a la hora)
  • 440th worst accident (actualmente)
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