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Datum:Mittwoch 9 April 1947
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47D (DC-3)
Fluggesellschaft:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Kennzeichen: 43-49258
Werknummer: 26519/15074
Baujahr: 1944
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90
Besatzung:Todesopfer: / Insassen:
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: / Insassen:
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 1 / Insassen: 21
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:San Antonio-Kelly AFB, TX (SKF) (   USA)
Flugphase: Start (TOF)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:San Antonio-Kelly AFB, TX (SKF/KSKF), USA
Flug nach:Tucson-Davis Monthan AFB, AZ (DMA/KDMA), USA
Unfallbericht:
Shortly after takeoff the airplane settled down in a cotton field.
At least one occupant died in the accident.

Informationsquelle:
» Aviation Archaeological Investigation and Research (AAIR)
» Chicago Tribune April 10, 1947


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Distance from San Antonio-Kelly AFB, TX to Tucson-Davis Monthan AFB, AZ as the crow flies is 1207 km (754 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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