ASN Aircraft accident Douglas R4D-6 (DC-3) 50771 Albuquerque-Kirtland AAF, NM (ABQ)
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Date:Thursday 4 April 1946
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas R4D-6 (DC-3)
Operator:United States Navy
Registration: 50771
MSN: 26326/14881
First flight: 1944
Crew:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 8 / Occupants: 8
Total:Fatalities: 11 / Occupants: 11
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Aircraft fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:21 km (13.1 mls) SE of Albuquerque-Kirtland AAF, NM (ABQ) (   United States of America)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Departure airport:Phoenix (unknown airport), AZ, United States of America
Destination airport:Amarillo AAF, TX (AMA/KAMA), United States of America
Hit mountain at night. The airplane was en route from Phoenix, AZ to Amarillo, TX.

» The Deseret News - Apr 4, 1946


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