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Last updated: 29 November 2021
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Date:Saturday 15 December 1962
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-20-DK (DC-3)
Operator:United States Air Force - USAF
Registration: 42-93086
MSN: 12959
First flight: 1944
Crew:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Thule Air Base (THU) (   Greenland)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The C-47 crashed near Thule AB, Greenland during search for a missing USAF Convair F-102 Delta Dagger (58-0264); two of the crew were killed.

Sources:
» Youngstown Vindicator 16 December 1962, pA6
» The Douglas DC-1/DC-2/DC-3 - the first seventy years / J.M. Gradidge


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