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Last updated: 26 January 2022
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Datum:Donnerstag 13 Januar 1966
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-20-DK (DC-3)
Fluggesellschaft:United States Air Force - USAF
Kennzeichen: 42-93090
Werknummer: 12963
Baujahr: 1944
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Besatzung:Todesopfer: / Insassen:
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: / Insassen:
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 6 / Insassen: 10
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Mount Helmos (   Griechenland)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Izmir-Cigli Air Base (IGL/LTBL), Türkei
Flug nach:Napoli Airport (NAP/LIRN), Italien
Unfallbericht:
Flew into the side of Mount Helmos. The wreckage with four survivors was found after two days.

Informationsquelle:
» US Crashes 1950-2002 / Jan van Waarde
» The Milwaukee Sentinel - Jan 17, 1966


Fotos

photo of Douglas-C-47A-42-93090
accident date: 13-01-1966
type: Douglas C-47A (DC-3)
registration: 42-93090
 

Map
This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Izmir-Cigli Air Base to Napoli Airport as the crow flies is 1111 km (694 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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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