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Datum:Sonntag 21 März 1948
Zeit:01:07
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47D (DC-3)
Fluggesellschaft:United States Air Force - USAF
Kennzeichen: 43-16267
Werknummer: 20733
Baujahr: 1944
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 2 / Insassen: 3
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 4 / Insassen: 5
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 6 / Insassen: 8
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:18 km (11.3 Meilen) NE of Woodland, WA (   USA)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Fairfield-Suisun AFB, CA (SUU/KSUU), USA
Flug nach:Portland-Hillsboro Airport, OR (HIO/KHIO), USA
Unfallbericht:
Attempted emergency landing in darkness after engine failure.

Informationsquelle:
» El Tiempo 22 March 1948, p8
» Chicago Tribune March 24, 1948


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Distance from Fairfield-Suisun AFB, CA to Portland-Hillsboro Airport, OR as the crow flies is 808 km (505 miles).

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