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Estado:
Fecha:lunes 19 noviembre 1951
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-90-DL (DC-3)
Operador:United States Air Force - USAF
Registración: 43-16026
Numéro de série: 20492
Año de Construcción: 1944
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 4
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 4
Daños en la Aeronave: Ninguno
Ubicación:cerca Papa (   Hungría)
Fase: Desconocido (UNK)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:Erding Air Base (ETSE), Alemania
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Beograd-Dojno Polje Airport, Serbia
Descripción:
The C-47 as on a supply mission to Belgrade when it became lost over Yugoslavia and then entered the Hungarian airspace. The plane was forced down by Soviet fighter aircraft stationed in Hungary. The four crew members were released December 27 after the U.S. had agreed to pay USD 120.000 in fines for violating the Hungarian border.

Fuentes:
» Ludington Daily News - Dec 28, 1951
» L'Unita 21-11-1951


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Distance from Erding Air Base to Beograd-Dojno Polje Airport as the crow flies is 749 km (468 miles).

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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