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Last updated: 28 October 2021
Estado:
Fecha:viernes 13 septiembre 1957
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas R4D-6L (DC-3)
Operador:United States Navy
Registración: 17274
Numéro de série: 25777/14332
Año de Construcción: 1944
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:McMurdo Station-Williams Field (   Antártida)
Fase: Despegue (TOF)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:McMurdo Station-Williams Field (NZWD), Antártida
Aeropuerto de Llegada:?
Descripción:
Crashed on takeoff at McMurdo, Antarctica because of frozen water in the fuel lines.

Fuentes:
» Puckered Pete's Antarctic Newseum
» US Navy and US Marine Corps Aircraft Serial Numbers and Bureau Numbers--1911 to Present / Joe Baugher
» The Douglas DC-1/DC-2/DC-3 - the first seventy years / J.M. Gradidge


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