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Accident description
Last updated: 13 December 2017
Status:
Date:Sunday 13 September 1942
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-52C (DC-3-402)
Operator:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registration: 41-7701
C/n / msn: 4136
First flight: 1941
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Big Springs Golf Club, KY (   United States of America)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Louisville-Bowman Field, KY (LOU/KLOU), United States of America
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Takeoff accident due to engine failure (Cat.5). To ground instructional airframe (Class 26 Mockup).

Sources:
» Aviation Archaeological Investigation and Research (AAIR)
» USAAS-USAAC-USAAF-USAF Aircraft Serial Numbers--1908 to Present / Joe Baugher


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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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