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Datum:Donnerstag 22 Oktober 1964
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas LC-47H
Fluggesellschaft:United States Navy
Kennzeichen: 12407
Werknummer: 9179
Baujahr: 1943
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Lillie Glacier (   Antarctica)
Flugphase: Unbekannt (UNK)
Betriebsart:Militär
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Unfallbericht:
The ski-equipped C-47 crashed when one of its JATO (Jet Assisted Take-Off) canisters was inadvertently fired while being jettisoned. Striking the left prop, the aircraft was a total loss.

Informationsquelle:
» A history of the famous vx-6 squadron's aviators. The men who flew the frozen continent and the polar ice cap 1955-1999 / By Noel Gillespie


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