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Last updated: 29 January 2022
Datum:zondag 25 november 1962
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas LC-47H
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:United States Navy
Registratie: 50777
Constructienummer: 26378/14933
Bouwjaar: 1944
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden:
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden:
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 8
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Davis Glacier (   Antarctica)
Fase: Start (TOF)
Soort vlucht:Militair
Vliegveld van vertrek:Davis Glacier, Antarctica
Vliegveld van aankomst:?
The ski-equipped LC-47 was making a jet assisted takeoff when a JATO canister was released accidentally before it stopped firing, hitting the aircraft's propeller. The aircraft was damaged beyond repair.

» Youngstown Vindicator 26 November 1962, p4
» A history of the famous vx-6 squadron's aviators. The men who flew the frozen continent and the polar ice cap 1955-1999 / By Noel Gillespie


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