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Last updated: 1 December 2021
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Date:Thursday 14 December 1961
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas VC-47A (DC-3)
Operator:United States Air Force - USAF
Registration: 42-100670
MSN: 19133
First flight: 1943
Crew:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Corona, CA (   United States of America)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:San Bernardino-Norton AFB, CA (SBD/KSBD), United States of America
Destination airport:San Diego (unknown airport), CA, United States of America
Narrative:
The aircraft crashed in the mountains near Corona, CA; all three crew died.

Sources:
» San Bernardino Sun 16 December 1961, p13
» The Douglas DC-1/DC-2/DC-3 - the first seventy years / J.M. Gradidge


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