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Last updated: 29 November 2021
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Fecha:martes 29 agosto 1944
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-30-DK (DC-3)
Operador:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registración: 43-47977
Numéro de série: 25238/13793
Año de Construcción: 1944
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 2 / Ocupantes: 2
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 2 / Ocupantes: 2
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:between Greenland and Iceland (   Océano Atlántico)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:Bluie West One (BW-1) Air Base (UAK/BGBW), Groenlandia
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Keflavík-Meeks Field (KEF/BIKF), Islandia
Descripción:
Crashed between point Bluie West One airfield (BW-1), Greenland and Meeks Field, Iceland during delivery flight; fatal accident.

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» Aviation Archaeological Investigation and Research (AAIR)


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Distance from Bluie West One (BW-1) Air Base to Keflavík-Meeks Field as the crow flies is 1194 km (746 miles).

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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