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Accident description
Last updated: 17 March 2018
Date:Friday 15 April 1960
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: 43-49271
C/n / msn: 26532/15087
First flight: 1944
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90
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Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:11 km (6.9 mls) SE of Marburg (   Germany)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Wiesbaden-Erbenheim (Y-80) Air Base (WIE/ETOU), Germany
Crashed on approach to Wiesbaden.

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