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Last updated: 1 December 2021
Datum:Montag 15 November 1948
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas R5D-3 (C-54D)
Fluggesellschaft:United States Navy
Kennzeichen: 56545
Werknummer: 22197
Baujahr: 1945
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 4
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 4
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Berlin-Tempelhof Airport (THF) (   Deutschland)
Flugphase: Landung (LDG)
Flug von:?
Flug nach:Berlin-Tempelhof Airport (THF/EDBB), Deutschland
Overran the end of the runway and caught fire. Lt. William O. Kuencer (co-pilot) and Capt. Armand I. Grenadier (check-pilot) were seriously injured. Lt. Com. Stephan Lukacik (pilot) and ADC Sydney D. Pointer suffered minor injuries.

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