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Last updated: 6 December 2021
Datum:Samstag 16 März 1946
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47B-5-DK (DC-3)
Fluggesellschaft:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Kennzeichen: 43-48775
Werknummer: 26036/14591
Baujahr: 1944
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90C
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen: 4
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 5
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen: 9
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:11 km (6.9 Meilen) WNW of Zirc (   Ungarn)
Flugphase: Unbekannt (UNK)
Flug von:Tulln/Langenlebarn-Brumowski Air Base (LOXT), Österreich
Flug nach:Beograd-Dojno Polje Airport,
Crashed due to bad weather.

» Evening Star 19 March 1946, p3
» Aviation Archaeological Investigation and Research (AAIR)
» Air Britain: Jennifer Gradidge, DC-3 - The first 70 years, published 2006


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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 Tulln/Langenlebarn-Brumowski Air Base to Beograd-Dojno Polje Airport as the crow flies is 506 km (316 miles).

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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