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Fecha:domingo 21 marzo 1948
Hora:01:07
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47D (DC-3)
Operador:United States Air Force - USAF
Registración: 43-16267
Numéro de série: 20733
Año de Construcción: 1944
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 2 / Ocupantes: 3
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 4 / Ocupantes: 5
Total:Fatalidades: 6 / Ocupantes: 8
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:18 km (11.3 milles) NE of Woodland, WA (   Estados Unidos de América)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:Fairfield-Suisun AFB, CA (SUU/KSUU), Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Portland-Hillsboro Airport, OR (HIO/KHIO), Estados Unidos de América
Descripción:
Attempted emergency landing in darkness after engine failure.

Fuentes:
» 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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