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Date:Saturday 5 February 1949
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-85-DL (DC-3)
Operator:United States Air Force - USAF
Registration: 43-15578
MSN: 20044
First flight: 1944
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 7
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:170 km (106.3 mls) NE of Ahwaz (   Iran)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Bahrain International Airport (BAH/OBBI), Bahrain
The diplomatic plane with five or seven Army airmen went missing in Iran while on a flight from Tehran to Bahrain. It was found crashed in mountains a few days later.

» San Bernardino Sun 11 February 1949, p21
» Le Franc-tireur 8 February 1949, p1


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