Vliegtuigongeval op 07 JAN 1949 met Douglas C-47A-90-DL (DC-3) 43-15931 - Mineral, WA
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Datum:vrijdag 7 januari 1949
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-90-DL (DC-3)
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:United States Air Force - USAF
Registratie: 43-15931
Constructienummer: 20379
Bouwjaar: 1944
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 3 / inzittenden: 3
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 3 / inzittenden: 3
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:6,5 km (4.1 mijl) SW of Mineral, WA (   Verenigde Staten)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Militair
Vliegveld van vertrek:Ogden-Hill AFB, UT (HIF/KHIF), Verenigde Staten
Vliegveld van aankomst:Tacoma-McChord AFB, WA (TCM/KTCM), Verenigde Staten
The Douglas C-47 operated on a flight from Maxwell Field, Alabama to McChord Field, Washington with a refueling stop at Hill Field, Utah.
The airplane departed Hill Field at 19:34 hours. Last radio contact was at 22:44 hours when the crew radioed that they were over Tacoma, commencing the approach to McChord.
The wreckage was located January 9, 30 miles west of Mount Rainier.

» The Deseret News - Jan 7, 1949
» The Deseret News - Jan 10, 1949
» Accident-Report.com


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Deze kaart geeft het vliegveld van vetrek weer en de geplande bestemming van de vlucht. De lijn tussen de vliegvelden geeft niet de exacte vliegroute weer.
De afstand tussen Ogden-Hill AFB, UT en Tacoma-McChord AFB, WA bedraagt 1063 km (665 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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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