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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 270639
 
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Date:21-JAN-1942
Time:18:40
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Douglas DC-3-277B
Owner/operator:American Airlines
Registration: NC21794
MSN: 2199
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 24
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Abilene, TX -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Fort Worth, TX
Destination airport:Abilene, TX
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Narrative:
Swerved to the left on landing to avoid a collision with a military plane taxiing on the runway, the DC-3 lost control and crashed into three parked aircraft. The three aircraft , all Aeronca’s of the Abilene Aviation School, were badly damaged.

Sources:

https://rosap.ntl.bts.gov/view/dot/33053


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
14-Dec-2021 10:51 Cobar Added
14-Dec-2021 10:58 Cobar Updated [Date]

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