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Last updated: 20 January 2022
Datum:Sonntag 8 Mai 1955
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-10-DK (DC-3)
Fluggesellschaft:United States Air Force - USAF
Kennzeichen: 42-108869
Werknummer: 12538
Baujahr: 1944
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 4
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 1 / Insassen: 10
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 1 / Insassen: 14
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:24 km (15 Meilen) ESE of Barnesville, OH (   USA)
Flugphase: Unbekannt (UNK)
Flug von:Baltimore Airport, MD, USA
Flug nach:Columbus-Port Columbus International Airport, OH (CMH/KCMH), USA
The C-47, operated by the Ohio Air National Guard, suffered an engine failure. Ten passengers bailed out and the four crew members remained on board when the airplane carried out a forced landing on a wooded hillside.

» The Palm Beach Post - May 9, 1955


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