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Accident description
Last updated: 13 December 2017
Status:
Date:Saturday 2 December 1950
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47D
Operator:United States Air Force - USAF
Registration: 45-949
C/n / msn: 34211/16952
First flight: 1945
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 35
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 38
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:3 km (1.9 mls) ESE of Hagaru-ri Airstrip (   North Korea)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Hagaru-ri Airstrip, North Korea
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Crashed on takeoff.

Sources:
» Aviation Archaeological Investigation and Research (AAIR)
» Korean War Aircraft Loss Database (KORWALD)


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