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Last updated: 20 September 2021
Status:
Datum:Dienstag 3 Juli 1945
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-54D-10-DC (DC-4)
Fluggesellschaft:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Kennzeichen: 42-72680
Werknummer: 10785
Baujahr: 1945
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 4 / Insassen: 4
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 4 / Insassen: 4
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:6,5 km (4.1 Meilen) E of Vila do Porto, Azores (   Portugal)
Flugphase: Unbekannt (UNK)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:?
Flug nach:?
Unfallbericht:
Struck hillside and broke up.

Informationsquelle:
» Ralph Haner (E-mail, 17-5-2012)
» Aviation Archaeological Investigation and Research (AAIR)


Fotos

photo of Douglas-C-54D-42-72680
accident date: 03-07-1945
type: Douglas C-54D (DC-4)
registration: 42-72680
photo of Douglas-C-54D-42-72680
accident date: 03-07-1945
type: Douglas C-54D (DC-4)
registration: 42-72680
photo of Douglas-C-54D-42-72680
accident date: 03-07-1945
type: Douglas C-54D (DC-4)
registration: 42-72680
photo of Douglas-C-54D-42-72680
accident date: 03-07-1945
type: Douglas C-54D (DC-4)
registration: 42-72680
photo of Douglas-C-54D-42-72680
accident date: 03-07-1945
type: Douglas C-54D (DC-4)
registration: 42-72680
photo of Douglas-C-54D-42-72680
accident date: 03-07-1945
type: Douglas C-54D (DC-4)
registration: 42-72680
 
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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