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Accident description
Last updated: 20 October 2017
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Date:Tuesday 19 March 1946
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47B-50-DK (DC-3)
Operator:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registration: 45-1085
C/n / msn: 34355/17088
First flight: 1945
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90C
Crew:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 23 / Occupants: 23
Total:Fatalities: 26 / Occupants: 26
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Hobard Mills, CA (   United States of America)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Stockton Airport, CA (SCK/KSCK), United States of America
Destination airport:Ogden (unknown airport), UT, United States of America
Narrative:
Broke up in flight.

Sources:
» USAAS-USAAC-USAAF-USAF Aircraft Serial Numbers--1908 to Present / Joe Baugher


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Douglas DC-3

  • ca 13.000 built
  • 2280th loss
  • 663rd fatal accident
  • 15th worst accident (at the time)
  • 90th worst accident (currently)
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