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Accident description
Last updated: 19 October 2017
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Date:Friday 9 February 1951
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas R4D-6 (DC-3)
Operator:United States Navy
Registration: 17267
C/n / msn: 25770/14325
First flight: 1944
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Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Ashiya Airport (   Japan)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Ashiya Airport (RJFA), Japan
Narrative:
Ground looped on landing.

Sources:
» US Navy and US Marine Corps Aircraft Serial Numbers and Bureau Numbers--1911 to Present / Joe Baugher
» The Douglas DC-1/DC-2/DC-3 - the first seventy years / J.M. Gradidge


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