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Last updated: 20 September 2021
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Datum:Freitag 16 Mai 1947
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-3
Fluggesellschaft:Strato-Freight
Kennzeichen: NC53011
Werknummer: 4276
Baujahr: 1942
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 2
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 2
Sachschaden: schwer beschädigt
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Gainesville Airport, GA (GVL) (   USA)
Flugphase: Landung (LDG)
Betriebsart:Frachtflug
Flug von:?
Flug nach:Gainesville-Lee Gilmer Memorial Airport, GA (GVL/KGVL), USA
Unfallbericht:
The DC-3 cargo plane landed on a runway which was 4200 feet long but the pilot made his approach too fast. Brakes were not used until within 300 feet of the end of the runway. The aircraft continued off the runway, down a rough incline and across a dirt road. It was considered damaged beyond repair.



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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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