Vliegtuigongeval op 20 JUN 1944 met Douglas C-54A-DO (DC-4) 41-37277 - Millinocket, ME
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Datum:dinsdag 20 juni 1944
Type: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
Registratie: 41-37277
Constructienummer: 3067
Bouwjaar: 1943
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 6 / inzittenden: 6
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 1 / inzittenden: 1
Totaal:slachtoffers: 7 / inzittenden: 7
Schade: Vernield
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:55 km (34.4 mijl) NW of Millinocket, ME (   Verenigde Staten)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Militair
Vliegveld van vertrek:Stephenville Air Base, NL (YJT/CYJT), Canada
Vliegveld van aankomst:Washington-National Airport, DC (DCA/KDCA), Verenigde Staten
Beschrijving:
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.

Bronnen:
» 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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Kaart
Deze kaart geeft het vliegveld van vetrek weer en de geplande bestemming van de vlucht. De lijn tussen de vliegvelden geeft niet de exacte vliegroute weer.
De afstand tussen Stephenville Air Base, NL en Washington-National Airport, DC bedraagt 1815 km (1134 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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