ASN Aircraft accident Douglas VC-47D (DC-3) 43-49024 Oslo
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Date:Wednesday 2 December 1959
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas VC-47D (DC-3)
Operator:United States Air Force - USAF
Registration: 43-49024
MSN: 26285/14840
First flight: 1944
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90
Crew:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:16 km (10 mls) N of Oslo (   Norway)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Oslo-Fornebu Airport (FBU/ENFB), Norway
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Crashed and burned in woods, nine minutes after takeoff. There was fog in the area at the time of the accident.

Sources:
» US Crashes 1950-2002 / Jan van Waarde
» Youngstown Vinicator 2 December 1959, p1


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