Flugunfall 20 JUN 1944 einer Douglas C-54A-DO (DC-4) 41-37277 - Millinocket, ME
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Datum:Dienstag 20 Juni 1944
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-54A-DO (DC-4)
Operated by:Trans World Airlines - TWA
On behalf of:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Kennzeichen: 41-37277
Werknummer: 3067
Baujahr: 1943
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 6 / Insassen: 6
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 1 / Insassen: 1
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 7 / Insassen: 7
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:55 km (34.4 Meilen) NW of Millinocket, ME (   USA)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Stephenville Air Base, NL (YJT/CYJT), Kanada
Flug nach:Washington-National Airport, DC (DCA/KDCA), USA
Unfallbericht:
The C-54 transport plane operated on a routine mail/cargo flight between England and Washington, DC, USA. The flight was operated by a crew supplied by Trans World Airlines.
On the final leg to Washington, the airplane flew into the south side of Fort Mountain at an elevation of about 3900 feet.

Informationsquelle:
» mewreckchasers.com
» Fatal Army Air Forces Aviation Accidents in the United States, 1941-1945, Vol. 2: July 1943-July 1944 / Anthony J. Mireles
» Aviation Archaeological Investigation and Research (AAIR)


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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 Stephenville Air Base, NL to Washington-National Airport, DC as the crow flies is 1815 km (1134 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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