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Last updated: 7 December 2021
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Date:Thursday 21 January 1943
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas R4D-1 (DC-3)
Operator:United States Navy
Registration: 05051
MSN: 4555
First flight: 1942
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:12 km (7.5 mls) N of Flagstaff, AZ (   United States of America)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Kansas City (unknown airport), MO, United States of America
Destination airport:San Pedro Naval Air Base, CA (SPQ), United States of America
Narrative:
Hit the slope of Fremont Peak, near Flagstaff, AZ. The wreckage was discovered 16 May 1943.

Sources:
» Evening Star 17 May 1943, p2
» US Navy and US Marine Corps Aircraft Serial Numbers and Bureau Numbers--1911 to Present / Joe Baugher


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