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Datum:Mittwoch 5 Februar 1947
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-30-DK (DC-3C)
Fluggesellschaft:International Air Freight
Kennzeichen: NC54451
Werknummer: 25318/13873
Baujahr: 1944
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 1 / Insassen: 2
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 1 / Insassen: 2
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Harrington, DL (   USA)
Flugphase: Annäherung (APR)
Betriebsart:Frachtflug
Flug von:New York (unknown airport), NY, USA
Flug nach:Raleigh/Durham Airport, NC (RDU/KRDU), USA
Unfallbericht:
The aircraft diverted to Harrington because of no. 2 engine rpm reduction. The DC-3 approached downwind, overshot and struck some trees. In appeared that there were nearly 2 ounces of water in the carburetor fuel passages.

Informationsquelle:
» The Evening Independent 6 February 1947, p12


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