ASN Aircraft accident Douglas C-47D 43-49143 Roosevelt Roads-Roosevelt NAS (NRR)
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Date:Saturday 4 February 1950
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47D
Operator:United States Air Force - USAF
Registration: 43-49143
MSN: 26404/14959
First flight: 1944
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90
Crew:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:7,2 km (4.5 mls) WNW off Roosevelt Roads-Roosevelt NAS (NRR) (   Puerto Rico)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Crashed at sea.

Sources:
» Aviation Archaeological Investigation and Research (AAIR)
» Toledo Blade - Feb 4, 1950


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