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Last updated: 28 November 2021
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Datum:maandag 19 maart 1945
Tijd:14:17
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-54A-15-DC (DC-4)
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registratie: 42-72264
Constructienummer: 10369
Bouwjaar: 1944
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 5 / inzittenden: 5
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 5 / inzittenden: 5
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:6,5 km (4.1 mijl) van Rock Harbor, FL (   Verenigde Staten)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Militair
Vliegveld van vertrek:Homestead AAF, FL (HST/KHST), Verenigde Staten
Vliegveld van aankomst:Homestead AAF, FL (HST/KHST), Verenigde Staten
Beschrijving:
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.

Bronnen:
» 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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