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Last updated: 30 November 2021
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Datum:Dienstag 13 März 1945
Zeit:01:30
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47C
Fluggesellschaft:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Kennzeichen: 41-18582
Werknummer: 4707
Baujahr: 1942
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 5 / Insassen: 5
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 1 / Insassen: 1
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 6 / Insassen: 6
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:56 km (35 Meilen) SW of George West, TX (   USA)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Greenwood AAF, MS (GWO/KGWO), USA
Flug nach:?
Unfallbericht:
A Douglas C-47 transport aircraft was destroyed in an accident during a navigation mission, killing all six on board. The flight left Greenwood AAF on March 12, 1945. En route the crew encountered a line if thunderstorms. The airplane descended into wooded terrain while the pilot was attempting to pick his way through the thunderstorms. The wreckage was located on March 24, 1945.

Informationsquelle:
» Fatal Army Air Forces Aviation Accidents in the United States, 1941-1945, Vol. 3: August 1944-December 1945 / Anthony J. Mireles


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