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Last updated: 28 October 2021
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Datum:woensdag 12 augustus 1953
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas R6D-1 (DC-6)
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:United States Navy
Registratie: 131586
Constructienummer: 43689/319
Bouwjaar: 1953
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 4 / inzittenden: 4
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 4 / inzittenden: 4
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Springfield-Westover AFB, MA (CEF) (   Verenigde Staten)
Fase: InitiŽle klim (ICL)
Soort vlucht:Militair
Vliegveld van vertrek:Springfield-Westover AFB, MA (CEF/KCEF), Verenigde Staten
Vliegveld van aankomst:Springfield-Westover AFB, MA (CEF/KCEF), Verenigde Staten
Beschrijving:
The R6D took off from Westover AFB on a training flight. At a height of 200 feet after takeoff the airplane suddenly banked, A wing struck the ground. The plane then cartwheeled and burned.

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