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Last updated: 7 December 2021
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Date:Thursday 12 December 1957
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: 43-48603
MSN: 25864/14419
First flight: 1944
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Tokyo-Yokota AFB (OKO) (   Japan)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Tokyo-Yokota AFB (OKO/RJTY), Japan
Destination airport:Tokyo-Yokota AFB (OKO/RJTY), Japan
Narrative:
Crashed.

Sources:
» Diário de Lisboa 13 December 1957, p1
» The Douglas DC-1/DC-2/DC-3 - the first seventy years / J.M. Gradidge
» San Bernardino Sun 13 December 1957, pB6


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