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Accident description
Last updated: 19 October 2017
Status:
Date:Tuesday 4 June 1946
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47B-40-DK (DC-3)
Operator:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registration: 44-77251
C/n / msn: 33583/16835
First flight: 1945
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90C
Crew:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 4
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:2,4 km (1.5 mls) ESE of Aguadilla-Ramey AFB (BQN) (   Puerto Rico)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Aguadilla-Ramey AFB (BQN/TJBQ), Puerto Rico
Destination airport:Aguadilla-Ramey AFB (BQN/TJBQ), Puerto Rico
Narrative:
The plane crashed while practising single-engine landings.

Sources:
» Aviation Archaeological Investigation and Research (AAIR)
» Ramey Message Board > Plane crashes


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