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Last updated: 24 January 2022
Datum:Sonntag 21 Dezember 1958
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas Dakota III (DC-3)
Fluggesellschaft:Royal Canadian Air Force - RCAF
Kennzeichen: 975
Werknummer: 26003/14558
Baujahr: 1944
Besatzung:Todesopfer: / Insassen:
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: / Insassen:
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 5 / Insassen: 5
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:48 km (30 Meilen) NE of Cutigliano, Pistoia (   Italien)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Flug von:Grostenquin RCAF Station, Frankreich
Flug nach:Pisa-Arturo dell'Oro Air Base (PSA/LIRP), Italien
Crashed into mountain.
flight from RCAF Grostenquin to Pisa; 30 miles northeast of Cutigliano

» La Stampa 23 December 1958, p9
» The Daily News (St. John's, NL) 22 December 1958, p1


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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 Grostenquin RCAF Station to Pisa-Arturo dell'Oro Air Base as the crow flies is 652 km (408 miles).

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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