ASN logo
Last updated: 20 October 2021
Status:
Date:Sunday 21 October 1945
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47B-5-DK (DC-3)
Operator:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registration: 43-48893
MSN: 26154/14709
First flight: 1944
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90C
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 19 / Occupants: 19
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:3,2 km (2 mls) E of Anchorage, AK (   United States of America)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Crashed due to engine failure.

Sources:
» Evening Star 26 October 1945, p1B
» Aviation Archaeological Investigation and Research (AAIR)


Photos

Add your photo of this accident or aircraft
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.
languages: languages

Share

Douglas DC-3

  • ca 13.000 built
  • 2155th loss
  • 663rd fatal accident
  • 69th worst accident (at the time)
  • 257th worst accident (currently)
» safety profile