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Datum:Donnerstag 11 Dezember 1947
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47B-28-DK (DC-3)
Fluggesellschaft:United States Air Force - USAF
Kennzeichen: 44-76366
Werknummer: 32698/15950
Baujahr: 1945
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90C
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 4 / Insassen: 4
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 16 / Insassen: 16
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 20 / Insassen: 20
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:nahe Memphis, TN (   USA)
Flugphase: Unbekannt (UNK)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:El Paso-Biggs AAF, TX (BIF/KBIF), USA
Flug nach:Memphis Municipal Airport, TN (MEM/KMEM), USA
Unfallbericht:
The C-47 entered an uncontrolled spiral descent and crashed.

Informationsquelle:
» USAAS-USAAC-USAAF-USAF Aircraft Serial Numbers--1908 to Present / Joe Baugher


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Distance from El Paso-Biggs AAF, TX to Memphis Municipal Airport, TN as the crow flies is 1551 km (969 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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Douglas DC-3

  • ca 13.000 built
  • 2562nd loss
  • 827th Fataler Unfall
  • 83rd worst accident (Zu diesem Zeitpunkt)
  • 225th worst accident (Momentan)
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