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Last updated: 2 December 2021
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Datum:maandag 15 november 1948
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas R5D-3 (C-54D)
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:United States Navy
Registratie: 56545
Constructienummer: 22197
Bouwjaar: 1945
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 4
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 4
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Berlin-Tempelhof Airport (THF) (   Duitsland)
Fase: Landing (LDG)
Soort vlucht:Militair
Vliegveld van vertrek:?
Vliegveld van aankomst:Berlin-Tempelhof Airport (THF/EDBB), Duitsland
Beschrijving:
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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» VR-6 Historical Report for 30 October 1948 to 31 January 1949


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