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Last updated: 28 November 2021
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Datum:Montag 19 März 1945
Zeit:14:17
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-54A-15-DC (DC-4)
Fluggesellschaft:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Kennzeichen: 42-72264
Werknummer: 10369
Baujahr: 1944
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 5 / Insassen: 5
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 5 / Insassen: 5
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:6,5 km (4.1 Meilen) vom Land entfernt von Rock Harbor, FL (   USA)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Homestead AAF, FL (HST/KHST), USA
Flug nach:Homestead AAF, FL (HST/KHST), USA
Unfallbericht:
The C-54 departed on a local training mission out of Homestead AAF, FL. It crashed offshore into 19 feet of water. The wreckage was located the next day.

Informationsquelle:
» Aviation Archaeological Investigation and Research (AAIR)
» 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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