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Last updated: 29 November 2021
Date:Sunday 3 December 1961
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas AC-47A
Operator:United States Air Force - USAF
Registration: 43-48139
MSN: 25400/13955
First flight: 1944
Crew:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:30 km (18.8 mls) NE of Aviano (   Italy)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Departure airport:Aviano Air Base (LIYW), Italy
Destination airport:?
Crashed on a fog-shrouded mountainside at an elevation of approx 4000 feet.

» US Crashes 1950-2002 / Jan van Waarde
» Chicago Tribune Dec. 4, 1961


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