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Last updated: 2 December 2021
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Fecha:sábado 22 diciembre 1945
Hora:16:56
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-53 Skytrooper (DC-3)
Operador:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registración: NC36516
Numéro de série: 7357
Año de Construcción: 1942
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 1 / Ocupantes: 2
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 1 / Ocupantes: 2
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:1,6 km (1 milles) NW of Jacksonville AAB, FL (   Estados Unidos de América)
Fase: Aproximación (APR)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:Augusta-Bush Field, GA (AGS/KAGS), Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:West Palm Beach-Morrison AAF, FL (PBI/KPBI), Estados Unidos de América
Descripción:
A Douglas C-53 transport plane sustained substantial damage in an accident near Jacksonville, FL. Fuel mismanagement caused the failure of the engines. The airplane crashed short of the runway at Jacksonville.

Fuentes:
» 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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Distance from Augusta-Bush Field, GA to West Palm Beach-Morrison AAF, FL as the crow flies is 760 km (475 miles).

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.
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