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Last updated: 13 June 2021
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Datum:Montag 25 Dezember 1944
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas R4D-6 (DC-3)
Fluggesellschaft:United States Navy
Kennzeichen: 50798
Werknummer: 26608/15163
Baujahr: 1944
Besatzung:Todesopfer: / Insassen:
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: / Insassen:
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 5 / Insassen: 7
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:5 km (3.1 Meilen) S of Indianapolis, IN (   USA)
Flugphase: Unbekannt (UNK)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:?
Flug nach:Columbus (unknown airport), OH, USA
Unfallbericht:
The aircraft overshot the airfield while attempting to land at the Indianapolis Municipal Airport in heavy fog. It hit trees while the pilot tried to pull up.

Informationsquelle:
» Evening Star 26 December 1944, p4


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