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Last updated: 7 December 2021
Date:Friday 1 November 1963
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-53C (DC-3)
Operator:Lake Central Airlines
Registration: N45335
MSN: 4964
First flight: 1942
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Indianapolis International Airport, IN (IND) (   United States of America)
Phase: Standing (STD)
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Destination airport:-
The airplane caught fire inside the hangar. It was quickly moved outside to save two other DC-3's in the same hangar.

Hangar / ground fire
Damaged on the ground


photo of Douglas-C-53C-N45335
accident date: 01-11-1963
type: Douglas C-53C (DC-3)
registration: N45335
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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