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Last updated: 15 October 2019
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Date:Monday 6 November 1944
Time:ca 12:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas R4D-5 (DC-3)
Operator:United States Navy
Registration: 39063
C/n / msn: 9941
First flight: 1943
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 17 / Occupants: 17
Collision casualties:Fatalities: 1
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Jacksonville NAS, FL (NIP) (   United States of America)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
A Douglas R4D-5 Navy transport plane crashed into St Johns River following a mid-air collision with a US Navy Goodyear FG-1A Corsair (13334). All 18 on both planes killed.

Sources:
» The Miami News - Nov 7, 1944
» US Navy and US Marine Corps Aircraft Serial Numbers and Bureau Numbers--1911 to Present / Joe Baugher


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Douglas DC-3

  • ca 13.000 built
  • 1235th loss
  • 402nd fatal accident
  • 49th worst accident (at the time)
  • 303rd worst accident (currently)
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