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Last updated: 17 September 2021
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Datum:zondag 8 april 1951
Tijd:ca 11:56
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47B-1-DK (DC-3)
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:United States Air Force - USAF
Registratie: 43-48298
Constructienummer: 25559/14114
Bouwjaar: 1944
Motoren: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90C
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 3 / inzittenden: 3
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 18 / inzittenden: 18
Totaal:slachtoffers: 21 / inzittenden: 21
Schade: Vernield
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:13 km (8.1 mijl) NE of Charleston, WV (   Verenigde Staten)
Fase: Nadering (APR)
Soort vlucht:Militair
Vliegveld van vertrek:Louisville-Godman AFB, KY, Verenigde Staten
Vliegveld van aankomst:Charleston-Kanawha County Airport, WV (CRW/KCRW), Verenigde Staten
Beschrijving:
Flew into the side of a tree-covered hill and caught fire. The C-47 was on an ADF instrument approach to runway 23 of the Charleston-Kanawha County Airport, WV (CRW).

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» Military aviation disasters : significant losses since 1908 / D. Gero, 1999


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Douglas DC-3

  • ca 13.000 built
  • 2936e ongeval
  • 1026e dodelijk ongeval
  • 102e zwaarste ongeval (toen het plaatsvond)
  • 202e zwaarste ongeval (op dit moment)
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