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Last updated: 25 January 2022
Fecha:domingo 21 diciembre 1958
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas Dakota III (DC-3)
Operador:Royal Canadian Air Force - RCAF
Registración: 975
Numéro de série: 26003/14558
Año de Construcción: 1944
Tripulación:Fatalidades: / Ocupantes:
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: / Ocupantes:
Total:Fatalidades: 5 / Ocupantes: 5
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:48 km (30 milles) NE of Cutigliano, Pistoia (   Italia)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Aeropuerto de Salida:Grostenquin RCAF Station, Francia
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Pisa-Arturo dell'Oro Air Base (PSA/LIRP), Italia
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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