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Last updated: 23 October 2021
Estado:
Fecha:jueves 22 octubre 1964
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas LC-47H
Operador:United States Navy
Registración: 12407
Numéro de série: 9179
Año de Construcción: 1943
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Lillie Glacier (   Antártida)
Fase: Desconocido (UNK)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:?
Aeropuerto de Llegada:?
Descripción:
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.

Fuentes:
» 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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