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Last updated: 28 October 2021
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Datum:Sonntag 18 März 1945
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-35-DL (DC-3)
Fluggesellschaft:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Kennzeichen: 42-23867
Werknummer: 9729
Baujahr: 1943
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 1 / Insassen: 4
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 2 / Insassen: 2
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen: 6
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:51 km (31.9 Meilen) NE of Cold Bay-Fort Randall, AK (   USA)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Anchorage-Elmendorf AFB, AK (EDF/PAED), USA
Flug nach:Adak-Davis Army Airfield, AK (ADK/PADK), USA
Unfallbericht:
Crashed in Cathedral Valley, near Mount Pavlof.

Informationsquelle:
» Aviation Archaeological Investigation and Research (AAIR)
» Ellensburg Daily Record - Mar 20, 1945
» The Niagara Falls Gazette - Mar 27, 1945


Fotos

photo of Douglas-C-47A-42-23867
accident date: 18-03-1945
type: Douglas C-47A (DC-3)
registration: 42-23867
photo of Douglas-C-47A-42-23867
accident date: 18-03-1945
type: Douglas C-47A (DC-3)
registration: 42-23867
photo of Douglas-C-47A-42-23867
accident date: 18-03-1945
type: Douglas C-47A (DC-3)
registration: 42-23867
photo of Douglas-C-47A-42-23867
accident date: 18-03-1945
type: Douglas C-47A (DC-3)
registration: 42-23867
 

Map
This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Anchorage-Elmendorf AFB, AK to Adak-Davis Army Airfield, AK as the crow flies is 1911 km (1194 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of kilometers.

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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