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Last updated: 27 January 2022
Datum:Sonntag 25 April 1971
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-85-DL (DC-3)
Fluggesellschaft:United States Air Force - USAF
Kennzeichen: 43-15555
Werknummer: 20021
Baujahr: 1944
Besatzung:Todesopfer: / Insassen:
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: / Insassen:
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 5 / Insassen: 5
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Cheyenne Airport, WY (CYS) (   USA)
Flugphase: Annäherung (APR)
Flug von:Colorado Springs-Peterson AFB, CO (COS/KCOS), USA
Flug nach:Cheyenne Airport, WY (CYS/KCYS), USA
Crashed while attempting to land at the Cheyenne Municipal Airport, WY.

» The Victoria Advocat 26 APR 1971, p1
» The Deseret News - Apr 26, 1971


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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Colorado Springs-Peterson AFB, CO to Cheyenne Airport, WY as the crow flies is 260 km (162 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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