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Accident description
Last updated: 12 December 2017
Status:
Date:Tuesday 4 January 1949
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas VC-47D (DC-3)
Operator:United States Air Force - USAF
Registration: 43-48405
C/n / msn: 25666/14221
First flight: 1944
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 8 / Occupants: 8
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:5 km (3.1 mls) SE of Weimar, CA (   United States of America)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Crashed at night after engine fire.

Sources:
» El Tiempo 6 January 1949, p8
» Aviation Archaeological Investigation and Research (AAIR)


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