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Accident description
Last updated: 22 October 2017
Status:
Date:Tuesday 1 March 1949
Type:Silhouette image of generic C82 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fairchild C-82A Packet
Operator:United States Air Force - USAF
Registration: 44-23035
C/n / msn: 10079
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Bragança, PA (   Brazil)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The crew bailed out after the aircraft ran out of fuel at night.

Sources:
» Aviation Archaeological Investigation and Research (AAIR)
» Correio da Manhã 3 March 1949, p5


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