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Last updated: 18 January 2022
Datum:Freitag 13 September 1957
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas R4D-6L (DC-3)
Fluggesellschaft:United States Navy
Kennzeichen: 17274
Werknummer: 25777/14332
Baujahr: 1944
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:McMurdo Station-Williams Field (   Antarctica)
Flugphase: Start (TOF)
Flug von:McMurdo Station-Williams Field (NZWD),
Flug nach:?
Crashed on takeoff at McMurdo, Antarctica because of frozen water in the fuel lines.

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