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Date:Friday 25 March 1960
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-30-DK (DC-3)
Operator:United States Air Force - USAF
Registration: 43-48100
MSN: 25361/13916
First flight: 1944
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 17
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:3,3 km (2.1 mls) SE of Wiesbaden AFB (WIE) (   Germany)
Phase: Initial climb (ICL)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Wiesbaden AFB (WIE/ETOU), Germany
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Crashed after one engine failed on climb out. Several occupants were injured.

Sources:
» The Douglas DC-1/DC-2/DC-3 - the first seventy years / J.M. Gradidge
» Diário de Lisboa 26 March 1960, p17


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