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Last updated: 18 October 2021
Estado:
Fecha:lunes 31 enero 1944
Hora:00:32
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-39 (DC-2)
Operador:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registración: 38-501
Numéro de série: 2059
Año de Construcción: 1939
Motores: 2 Wright R-1820-55
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 3 / Ocupantes: 3
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 3 / Ocupantes: 3
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:14 km (8.8 milles) SW of Sioux City AAB, IA (   Estados Unidos de América)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:Sioux City AAB, IA (SUX/KSUX), Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Saint Joseph-Rosecrans AAF, MO (STJ/KSTJ), Estados Unidos de América
Descripción:
The military DC-2 took off from Sioux City Army Air Base at 00:28 on an instrument navigation flight to Saint Joseph-Rosecrans AAF, MO (STJ). Engine no. 2 had probably caught fire shortly after takeoff. The airplane crashed and burned.

Fuentes:
» Fatal Army Air Forces Aviation Accidents in the United States, 1941-1945, Vol. 2: July 1943-July 1944 / Anthony J. Mireles


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Distance from Sioux City AAB, IA to Saint Joseph-Rosecrans AAF, MO as the crow flies is 315 km (197 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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