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Last updated: 17 January 2022
Datum:zondag 8 mei 1955
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-10-DK (DC-3)
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:United States Air Force - USAF
Registratie: 42-108869
Constructienummer: 12538
Bouwjaar: 1944
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 4
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 1 / inzittenden: 10
Totaal:slachtoffers: 1 / inzittenden: 14
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:24 km (15 mijl) ESE of Barnesville, OH (   Verenigde Staten)
Fase: Onbekend (UNK)
Soort vlucht:Militair
Vliegveld van vertrek:Baltimore Airport, MD, Verenigde Staten
Vliegveld van aankomst:Columbus-Port Columbus International Airport, OH (CMH/KCMH), Verenigde Staten
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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