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Last updated: 22 October 2021
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Date:Monday 16 May 1949
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47D (DC-3)
Operator:United States Air Force - USAF
Registration: 43-48401
MSN: 25662/14217
First flight: 1944
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 7
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:5 km (3.1 mls) E of Roswell-Walker AFB, NM (   United States of America)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Crashed after engine fire. One bailed out.

Sources:
» Evening Star 17 May 1949, pA6
» accident-report.com


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