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Last updated: 27 October 2021
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Date:Monday 3 May 1943
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-53 Skytrooper (DC-3)
Operator:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registration: 42-15534
MSN: 7329
First flight: 1942
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
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Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:0,8 km (0.5 mls) S off Mobile-Brookley AAF, AL (BFM) (   United States of America)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Mobile-Brookley AAF, AL (BFM/KBFM), United States of America
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Crashed into Mobile Bay, 0,5 miles S off Mobile-Brookley AAF, AL (BFM)

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» Aviation Archaeological Investigation and Research (AAIR)


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